This is a list of articles cited by Holtorf as evidence that synthetic hormones causes breast cancer, the list drug companies don’t want you to see: (This list is taken from Dr Dach’s full article on medical ghost writing)
de Lignières B. Effects of progestogens on the postmenopausal breast.
Campagnoli C, Clavel-Chapelon F, Kaaks R, Peris C, Berrino F. Progestins
and progesterone in hormone replacement therapy and the risk
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Fournier A, Berrino F, Riboli E, Avenel V, Clavel-Chapelon F. Breast
cancer risk in relation to different types of hormone replacement therapy
in the E3N-EPIC cohort. Int J Cancer. 2005;114:448–454.
Rossouw JE, Anderson GL, Prentice RL, et al; Writing Group for the
Women’s Health Initiative Investigators. Risks and benefits of estrogen
plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: principal results
From the Women’s Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. JAMA.
Anderson GL, Limacher M, Assaf AR, et al. Effects of conjugated
equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy:
the Women’s Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. JAMA.
Chlebowski RT, Hendrix SL, Langer RD, et al. Influence of estrogen
plus progestin on breast cancer and mammography in healthy postmenopausal
women: the Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Trial.
Porch JV, Lee IM, Cook NR, Rexrode KM, Burin JE. Estrogen-progestin
replacement therapy and breast cancer risk: the Women’s Health Study
(United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2002;13(9):847–854.
Lee SA, Ross RK, Pike MC. An overview of menopausal oestrogenprogestin
hormone therapy and breast cancer risk. Br J Cancer.
Ewertz M, Mellemkjaer L, Poulsen AH, et al. Hormone use for
menopausal symptoms and risk of breast cancer. A Danish cohort study.
Br J Cancer. 2005;92(7):1293–1297.
Newcomb PA, Titus-Ernstoff L, Egan KM, et al. Postmenopausal
estrogen and progestin use in relation to breast cancer risk. Cancer
Epid Bio Prev. 2002;11(7):593–600.
Stahlberg C, Pedersen AT, Lynge E, et al. Increased risk of breast
cancer following different regimens of hormone replacement therapy
frequently used in Europe. Int J Cancer. 2004;109(5):721–727.
Li CI. Postmenopausal hormone therapy and the risk of breast cancer:
the view of an epidemiologist. Maturitas. 2004;49(1):44–50.
Magnusson C, Baron JA, Correia N, Bergström R, Adami HO, Persson
I. Breast-cancer risk following long-term oestrogen- and oestrogenprogestin-
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Schairer C, Lubin J, Troisi R, Sturgeon S, Brinton L, Hoover R.
Estrogen-progestin replacement and risk of breast cancer. JAMA.
Ross RK, Paganini-Hill A, Wan PC, Pike MC. Effect of hormone
replacement therapy on breast cancer risk: estrogen versus estrogen
plus progestin. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2000;92(4):328–332.
Warren MP. A comparative review of the risks and benefits of
hormone replacement therapy regimens. Am J Obstet Gynecol.
Weiss LK, Burkman RT, Cushing-Haugen KL, et al. Hormone replacement
therapy regimens and breast cancer risk(1). Obstet Gynecol.
Li CI, Malone KE, Porter PL, et al. Relationship between long durations
and different regimens of hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer.
Beral V; Million Women Study Collaborators. Breast cancer and
hormone-replacement therapy in the Million Women Study. Lancet.
Kirsh V, Kreiger N. Estrogen and estrogen–progestin replacement
therapy and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in Canada. Cancer
Causes Control. 2002;13(6):583–590.
Breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy: collaborative reanalysis
of data from 51 epidemiological studies of 52,705 women with breast
cancer and 108,411 women without breast cancer. Collaborative Group
on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer. Lancet. 1997;350(9084):1047–
Schairer C, Lubin J, Troisi R, Sturgeon S, Brinton L, Hoover R. Menopausal
estrogen and estrogen-progestin replacement therapy and breast
cancer risk. JAMA. 2000;283(4):485–491.
Colditz G, Rosner B. Use of estrogen plus progestin is associated with
greater increase in breast cancer risk than estrogen alone. Am J Epidemiol.
Persson I, Weiderpass E, Bergkvist L, Bergström R, Schairer C. Risks
of breast and endometrial cancer after estrogen and estrogen-progestin
replacement. Cancer Causes Control. 1999;10(4):253–260.
Chen CL, Weiss NS, Newcomb P, Barlow W, White E. Hormone
replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer. JAMA.
Pike MC, Ross RK. Progestins and menopause: epidemiological studies
of risks of endometrial and breast cancer. Steroids. 2000;65(10–11-
Santen RJ, Pinkerton J, McCartney C, Petroni GR. Risk of breast cancer
with progestins in combination with estrogen as hormone replacement
therapy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001;86(1):16–23.
Stahlberg C, Pederson AT, Lynge E, Ottesen B. Hormone replacement
therapy and risk of breast cancer: the role of progestins. Acta Obstet
Gynecol Scand. 2003;82(7):335–344.
Olsson HL, Ingvar C, Bladström A. Hormone replacement therapy
containing progestins and given continuously increases breast carcinoma
risk in Sweden. Cancer. 2003;97(6):1387–1392.
Colditz GA, Hankinson SE, Hunter DJ, et al. The use of estrogens and
progestins and the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. N
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Colditz GA, Rosner B. Cumulative risk of breast cancer to age 70 years
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