Recent Examples of postmenopausal from the Web
Contraceptive use did not seem to affect the risk for postmenopausal colorectal or breast cancer.
To get our top stories delivered to your inbox, sign up for the HEALTH newsletter Workplace exposure before age 36 to solvents, textiles, and inks were associated with postmenopausal breast cancer in one study.
If vigorous exercise isn’t possible, moderate physical activity has also been shown to reduce the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer.
In the study, Parikh and her colleagues used postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative, an observational study and clinical trial of nearly 162,000 U.S. women from 1993-1998.
And being overweight or obese throughout adulthood may increase the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, the researchers found in the new report.
Postmenopausal women, meanwhile, demonstrated a 9% risk increase.
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First Known Use of postmenopausal
POSTMENOPAUSAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of postmenopausal for English Language Learners
: having gone through menopause
: happening after menopause
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