Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

A study which followed more than 1.8 million Danish women for over 11 years worryingly reports that women who used birth control had a 20 percent increase in their relative risk for developing breast cancer, and the longer they used it , the higher their risk. Over the course of the study, 11,517 cases of breast cancer occurred; that’s a low incidence

Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

Birth control pills linked to small increase in risk of breast cancer, study shows, Thu 7 Dec 17 from FOXNews

Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives, Wed 6 Dec 17 from AP

Can hormonal birth control give you breast cancer?

A new study links the Pill and hormonal IUDs to cancer. A doc weighs in on the findings.

Fri 8 Dec 17 from FOXNews

Breast cancer symptoms to look out for

There are multiple breast cancer symptoms that women can look out for -- and speak to their doctors about if they’re spotted.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from FOXNews

Hormonal contraception raises the risk of cancer for women by up to 38%

A study which followed more than 1.8 million Danish women for over 11 years worryingly reports that women who used birth control had a 20 percent increase in their relative risk for developing ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from ZME Science

Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception

(Reuters Health) - Women who currently use or recently used hormone-based contraception face a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, although the overall risk for most women is relatively ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Reuters

Even New Birth Control Pills May Raise Women's Breast Cancer Risk

Using hormonal birth control methods — including newer types of birth control pills, as well as IUDs and implants — may slightly increase women's risk of breast cancer.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Livescience

Birth Control Tied to Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

Still, experts cautioned that the absolute risk of breast cancer for any one woman on the Pill remains very low.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from WebMD

Does Birth Control Use Up Breast Cancer Risk? (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Risk higher for certain oral contraceptives, but absolute risk was small

Wed 6 Dec 17 from MedPageToday

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