Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Risk
Dr Helena Lim, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
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Recently, a large study of 1.8 million Danish women found that hormone contraceptives cause a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer. We speak to consultant obstetrician & gynaecologist Dr Helena Lim to find out if women should be alarmed.
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek
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Tags: contraceptives, birth control, IUD, Mirena, breast cancer risk, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, family planning, The Bigger Picture, Health and Living