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Newer oral contraceptive pill does not increase risk of breast cancer

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 02 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:i

Clinical question Does oral contraceptive use increase the risk of breast cancer?

Synopsis A previous pooled analysis of more than 50 studies with more than 150 000 patients (Lancet 1996;347:1713-27) found a slight increase in the risk of breast cancer with previous oral contraceptive use, with a relative risk …

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