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How Do Birth Control Pills Affect Your Risk Of Breast Cancer
Contraception is also known as Birth control. Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
With history of breast cancer in my family, most doctors will not prescribe birth control pills to me. What options will not raise my risk for cancer?
Please tell me if it is true that birth control pills gives you a higher chance to get breast cancer?
It may ^ risk: Slightly.Get a more detailed answer ›
What what kind of program should I be to prevent breast cancer other than take birth control pills?
Is it safe to use birth control pills like celest for over a year ? does it caus breast cancer or any serious side effects ?
Is it too risky for me to take birth control pills? My mom's a breast cancer survivor. Is it worth it to take them?
No major risks: Birth control pills do not cause breast cancer. So short term use for one or two years at a time is not likely to cause any significant problems. I think the benefit outweighs the risks.... Yet it is all relative and you only can decide what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can birth control pills cause cancer? My doctor says they are fine! my question is can they cause breast cancer or other cancers?
Not significant: Some studies suggest that use of birth control pills appears to slightly increase the risk of breast cancer, especially among younger women. However, the risk level goes back to normal 10 years or more after discontinuing oral contraceptive use. Women who use oral contraceptives have reduced risks of ovarian and endometrial cancer. ...Read more
The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more
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