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Does birth control cause cancer?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Possibly
Studies have shown that the use of birth control pills may increase the risk of developing breast and cervical cancer, but may actually decrease the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer.

In brief: Possibly
Studies have shown that the use of birth control pills may increase the risk of developing breast and cervical cancer, but may actually decrease the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Unlikely
The hormone doses in oral contraceptives are low.
However, when making this decision you should talk with your doctor and consider other risk factors which may enhance your risk: duration of birth control pills, family cancer history, personal cancer history. Other forms of contraception are worth considering as well.

In brief: Unlikely
The hormone doses in oral contraceptives are low.
However, when making this decision you should talk with your doctor and consider other risk factors which may enhance your risk: duration of birth control pills, family cancer history, personal cancer history. Other forms of contraception are worth considering as well.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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