Oral Contraceptive Use Protects Women from Ovarian and Other Cancers for Decades, Study Reports

Oral Contraceptive Use Protects Women from Ovarian and Other Cancers for Decades, Study Reports
Women who used the oral contraceptive known as “the pill” are less likely to develop colorectal, endometrial, or ovarian cancer than women who had never taken it, a long-term data study reports, adding that the pill’s protective effects appear to last up to 30 years. A higher risk of breast and cervical cancer is seen in current or recent users, the researchers said, but

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