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How do birth control pills affect your risk of breast cancer?

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Dr. Collette Dominic
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

You are thought to have a slight increased risk if you use the pill for over 10 years, although, some studies show that people who use birth control pills and develop breast cancer have a less aggressive form.

In brief: Depends

You are thought to have a slight increased risk if you use the pill for over 10 years, although, some studies show that people who use birth control pills and develop breast cancer have a less aggressive form.
Dr. Collette Dominic
Dr. Collette Dominic
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Dr. Helen Mabry
Surgery

In brief: Unlikely

There is no scientific data to show that birth control pills contribute to breast cancer.
However, once a woman has had breast cancer taking birth control pills may increase her risk of recurrence.

In brief: Unlikely

There is no scientific data to show that birth control pills contribute to breast cancer.
However, once a woman has had breast cancer taking birth control pills may increase her risk of recurrence.
Dr. Helen Mabry
Dr. Helen Mabry
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