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What does E+P stand for?

E+P stands for Estrogen and Progestin

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Breast cancer risk and survival    Estrogen plus progestin component of the WHI concluded that combined estrogen and progestin increases the risk of invasive breast cancer.
The Women's Health Initiative Study compared women who used estrogen and progestin to women who only used estrogen.
Based on the research to date, there is no apparent benefit to hormone therapy for cardiovascular disease, and there is even an increased risk for stroke with either estrogen alone or with estrogen and progestin.
At the meeting, principal investigators from the WHI trial of estrogen and progestin in postmenopausal women and officials from the FDA and Wyeth, the maker of PremPro, made presentations on the data and implications of the estrogen-progestin arm of the WHI, including a recently published analysis of the osteoporosis data.