The truth about the Pill and breast cancer

Candis health editor, Karen Evennett shares the latest health update… 

91818539Recent news stories have suggested that Pill users are 50% more likely to get breast cancer within a year of taking their contraceptives – but don’t panic just yet. While high oestrogen Pills increased the risk 2.7 fold and medium oestrogen Pills increased it 1.6 fold, the good news is that with new generation low-oestrogen Pills there is no increased risk. If you haven’t changed your brand for a few years, now may be the time to review it.


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