Hormonal contraception and the risk of cancer
(14th World Congress of Gynecological Endocrinology – March 4-7 2010)
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