Even Low-Dose Contraceptives Slightly Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Even Low-Dose Contraceptives Slightly Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Katherine Streeter for NPR

The absolute risk is very low. But low-dose formulations of birth control pills and other hormone-releasing contraceptives pose about the same risk to breasts as older formulations, a big study finds.

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