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Cary, NC
A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to use birth control pills like celest for over a year ? does it caus breast cancer or any serious side effects ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes it is safe: Birth control pills are widely used and considered safe in the short term(1-5 years). There is no serious concern about them causing any cancers.
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