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Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

Medical Xpress - Thu 7 Dec 17

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 ...

Birth control pills linked to small increase in risk of breast cancer, study shows, FOXNews - Thu 7 Dec 17
Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives, AP - Wed 6 Dec 17

Can hormonal birth control give you breast cancer?

FOXNews - Fri 8 Dec 17

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

Breast cancer symptoms to look out for

FOXNews - Thu 7 Dec 17

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

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

ZME Science - Thu 7 Dec 17

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 ...

Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception

Reuters - Wed 6 Dec 17

(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 ...

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

Livescience - Wed 6 Dec 17

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.

Birth Control Tied to Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

WebMD - Thu 7 Dec 17

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

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

MedPageToday - Wed 6 Dec 17

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

Study Upends Widely Held Assumptions About Safety Of Modern Birth Control Pill

Kaiser Health News - Thu 7 Dec 17

A wide-ranging study finds that women who use birth control pills or other contraceptive devices that release hormones, despite being designed to be safer than older versions, show a small increase ...