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Hormone Therapy Not Recommended For Chronic Disease Prevention

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today issued a final statement on the use of hormone therapy in post-menopausal women to prevent chronic conditions, saying that it recommends against the practice. The task force also stressed that its recommendation does not touch on whether hormone therapy should be used for women to manage menopausal symptoms. “In the past, it …

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Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended by USPSTF

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today issued its final recommendation for women considering being screened for ovarian cancer. The task force does not recommend that women undergo ovarian cancer screening as a prevantive measure. The recommendation applies to women of average risk who show no symptoms of ovarian cancer and do not have genetic mutations that increase their …

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