Friday, February 03, 2006

First of many HRT Trials Starting in July of 2006

U.S. District Court Judge William Wilson set the first of 5,000 cases alleging that hormone replacement drugs cause breast cancer for trial in Little Rock, Arkansas on July 31. The Plaintiff is Helene Rush. She has sued Wyeth, Pfizer and other hormone drug manufacturers. Ms. Rush is one of two bellwether plaintiffs whose trials were chosen by Judge Wilson to be set for July 31. She claims that combination estrogen/progesterone replacement drugs
caused their breast cancer.