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Hormonal Contraceptives Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Rosenberg, Karen

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: March 2018 - Volume 118 - Issue 3 - p 69
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000530943.19361.8b
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According to this study:

  • Current or recent users of hormonal contraceptives are at higher risk for breast cancer than women who have never used hormonal contraceptives.
  • The risk increases with the duration of use.
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