U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

Evidence-Based Education (EBE)

Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
October 2002

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The HRT Study

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This chart reflects disease rates for women on estrogen plus progestin or placebo based on the results of a Hormone Replacement Therapy Study designed to show the number of cases of heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, blood clots, colorectal cancer, hip fractures, endometrial cancer and deaths per year in 10,000 women. Overall statistics reflect an increase in heart attacks, strokes, and breast cancer for women on estrogen plus progestin for heart ailments.