Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Breast and Cervical Cancer

  • James O. Drife
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In this Symposium, we have already heard about epidemiological studies on oral contraception and breast cancer, and about biological studies on steroids and mammary carcinogenesis. I shall try to draw together the biological and epidemiological data on breast and cervical cancer. But today’s workshop concentrates on issues of relevance to the practicing clinician, and I want to begin by putting our discussions into a broader perspective.


Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Endometrial Cancer Oral Contraceptive Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 
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