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Old 08-22-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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Exclamation Birth Control and Cancers

ive heard alot about birth control upping the ante on hormones related to cancers. is there a safe birth control out there for ladies like myself who could develop cancer from prolonged use of 'the pill'?

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Old 08-23-2005, 04:58 AM   #2
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Re: Birth Control and Cancers

The birth control pill actually LOWERS the risk of several cancers, including endometrial and ovarian. The pill has been in use for over forty years, and is safe for long-term use for most women.

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