Published in Cancer Weekly, October 7th, 1996
The study is the most comprehensive investigation ever into the link between birth-control pills and breast cancer. More than 200 scientists took part, combining data on 150,000 women from 54 studies conducted in 25 countries. All told, the studies encompass 90 percent of the world's data on the subject.
"This study answers the major outstanding question we had about the pill - does it have any persistent effect on breast cancer long after women stop taking it' ...
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