Breast Cancer Prevention

Old news: in 2005 the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, which is part of the United Nations, classified estrogen-progestin combination drugs (known as The Pill) as a Group I Carcinogen for breast cancer (and also cervical and liver cancer). Download the report at http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol91/index.php.

New news: since 2005 there have been several studies linking the use of contraceptives to breast cancer. For more information, go to the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, at http://www.bcpinstitute.org.

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