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Wednesday, September 12th 2007

It's All So Confusing On Hormones…Or Something

The pill increases your risk of cervical cancer? Or it lowers your risk of cancer overall? Or it makes you grow wings?

A new publication in the BMJ says that door #2 is right; although the options above aren’t all mutually exclusive. Approximately 1 fewer case of any type of cancer for every 2200 women who used the pill versus those who did not.