Breast Cancer and The Pill

Professor John Hopper of the University of Melbourne's Centre for Genetic Engineering says that research shows the lifetime risk of breast cancer for women thought to have inherited the high risk BRCA1 gene was reduced from 40-80% to 10-20% if they used oral contraceptives.A similar reduction in risk of ovarian cancer is already known.Similar results were found in Australia, Canda and the US, in

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  1. Now it is established truth oral contraceptive pills can reduce the risk of cancer. But i would like to mention some other side effects of contraceptive pills like nausea, weight increase, breast enlargement and some time hair loss