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Even short term use of birth control pills can lower uterine cancer risk decades later, study says
Washington Post

When it comes to the impact of oral contraceptives on cancer risk, the picture is mind-numbingly confusing.

One large analysis showed that the pill can slightly increase your risk of breast cancer. But there’s evidence your risk might go back to normal 10 years after you stop taking it. A few studies have shown a link to a heightened in the risk of cervical cancer. But no one’s quite sure because taking the pill is also associated to an increase in sexual activity, which could also lead to cervical cancer.

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