A large study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reports an elevated risk of breast cancer associated with all forms hormonal birth control. This may sound like old news to some, but there was hope that low estrogen-containing pills and newer forms of contraception, such as the IUD, would prove safer. Researchers believed the potential risk of breast cancer would be lowered.
Well, unfortunately not. Why wouldn’t pumping your body full of hormones have negative effects?
This study followed nearly 1.8 million women in Denmark taking all forms of hormonal contraception for 11 years. It was confirmed that these women ran an overall 20% increased risk, lasting …