A 35-year-old member asked:
What is the best birth control for women who have uterine cancer in their family history?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
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Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical 50 years experience
Uterine Cancer: Oral contraceptive pills (ocps) are commonly given to reduce the risk of uterine (endometrial) cancer in at risk persons. They do so by reducing the lifetime burden of continuous estrogen on the uterus. Your gynecologist is in the best position to advise you on their use in your case or to recommend an alternative means of birth control.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
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Last updated Mar 12, 2020
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