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Better choice of contraceptives can prevent breast cancer

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne From: eurekalert.org An EPFL study into the distinct biological effects of different progestins on the breast shows that contraceptive-related breast cancer can be prevented by more informed choices about the composition of contraceptives. Hormonal contraceptives, e.g. the pill, the patch, and the vaginal ring, contain synthetic hormones that prevent pregnancy by either stopping ovulation, …