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The contraceptive Pill and cancer – a look behind today’s headlines

We take a brief look at what today’s study really shows about higher oestrogen Pills, and the bigger picture of the Pill and cancer risk

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The causes of cancer you can control

Can cancer be prevented? Decades of research have shown that a person’s chances of getting cancer depends on a mishmash…

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The Pill and prostate cancer

This morning we woke up to headlines proclaiming that women taking the Pill could increase the risk of… prostate cancer….

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The Pill, pregnancy and cancer – making sense of the headlines

Are all ‘side effects’ bad for your health? In the case of the birth control Pill, it seems not. Today,…

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Pill and pregnancy have biggest effects on ovarian cancer risk

Taking the Pill for 10 years can reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by almost half (45 per cent), new research part-funded by Cancer Research UK shows today.

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Why are breast cancer rates increasing?

Although more and more women are surviving, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and it has been on the rise for several years.

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Oestrogen causes DNA mutations – is this how it fuels cancer?

The evidence that the sex hormone oestrogen is involved in cancer is overwhelming. For example, breast cancer is more common…

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The pill gives long-lasting protection against ovarian cancer

The contraceptive Pill gives women substantial and long-lasting protection against ovarian cancer, according to a new report by Cancer Research UK scientists in The Lancet today (Friday Jan 25th).

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Cervical cancer risk reduces after stopping the pill

Women taking the combined oral contraceptive pill are at an increased risk of cervical cancer but this risk starts falling soon after the pill is stopped – according to research published in the Lancet today.

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Use of the pill linked to cervical cancer

Women who take the contraceptive pill may increase their risk of cervical cancer, according to a major new study published in the Lancet1.

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