The Pill tied to lower ovarian cancer risk

An illustration picture shows a woman holding a pill at her home in NiceBy Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new analysis of past studies suggests. Researchers pooled data from 24 studies and found Pill users had a 27 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. And longer use seemed to be tied to more protection. "It reinforces that there is a positive relationship between the use of oral contraceptives and ovarian cancer prevention in the general public," said Dr. …



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