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Hormonal contraception and the risk of cancer

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Hormonal contraception and the risk of cancer
Maia Hugo

(14th World Congress of Gynecological Endocrinology – March 4-7 2010)

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ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES AND BENIGN BREAST DISEASE: AN UPDATE OF FINDINGS IN A LARGE COHORT STUDY.

Contraception. 2007 Dec;76(6):418-24. Epub 2007 Nov 9. Links
Vessey M, Yeates D.

BACKGROUND: This report is an update of findings, first reported in 1981, on the relationship between oral contraceptives (OCs) and benign breast disease with special reference to OCs containing <50 mcg estrogen. STUDY DESIGN: The Oxford-Family Planning Association study includes 17,032 women using different methods of contraception recruited at 17 family planning clinics between 1968 and 1974. more

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