Monday, June 15, 2009

Oral Contraceptives Increase the Risk of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Women under the age of 40 who used oral contraceptives increase their risk of triple-negative breast cancer by more than 2.5 times, according to research in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention (April, 2009).   There was no increase in the risk for hormone-positive breast cancer.



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