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Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Risk

Dr Helena Lim, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

05-Jan-18 16:45

Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Risk

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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