Ease Fears About Breast Cancer Risk With Hormonal Contraception

New evidence will reignite controversy about breast cancer risk with hormonal contraceptives.

The lower estrogen doses and different progestins in newer hormonal contraceptives were generally thought to be safer than the older ones.

Now women are hearing about a new study suggesting that newer hormonal contraceptives can raise breast cancer risk by about 20%...similar to older options.

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