Birth control pills may offer long-term protection against endometrial and ovarian cancer
Full article: https://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/81/4/1153
A large study showed that birth control pills may protect against endometrial and ovarian cancers, even years after use was discontinued. (posted 6/1/21)
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Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- Will using birth control pills change my risk of endometrial, ovarian or breast cancer?
- I have a previous or family history of cancer. Are birth control pills a good choice for me?
- I am currently taking birth control pills. How often should I be screened for certain cancers?
- I have used birth control pills in the past. How will this impact my risk of breast, ovarian or endometrial cancers?
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