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Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds


Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported. (Ny Times Science) More More

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After a Danish study last week reported finding more breast cancer among women who use hormone-based birth-control methods, many women were left wondering: How significant is the risk, and what are the alternatives? The answer will be different for ...

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Posted on 11 December 2017 | 11:51 am | Google News

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Posted on 8 December 2017 | 2:04 pm | Google News

Elevated cancer risk associated with birth control - Nature.com


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Nationwide study finds higher rates of breast cancer with current or former use of oral contraceptives. Women who use hormonal birth control have a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a study of nearly 1.8 million women in Denmark. Past efforts ...

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