Navigation Links
Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
Date:8/1/2014

strogen pills -- those containing 50 micrograms ethinyl estradiol or 80 micrograms mestranol -- were associated with nearly a three-fold higher risk of breast cancer, she said. Triphasic combination pills with 0.75 milligrams of norethindrone were linked to more than a three-fold higher risk of breast cancer, according to Beaber.

Pills with ethynodiol diacetate -- a progestin -- appeared to increase the risk of breast 2.6 fold, Beaber said.

Risks seemed lower with moderate-dose estrogen pills -- those with 30 to 35 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol or 50 micrograms mestranol were linked to a 1.6 times higher risk of breast cancer.

How can a woman tell if she's taking a formulation linked to a higher risk? "The specific doses and types of hormones used in oral contraceptives are included in packaging information," Beaber said.

The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, was published Aug. 1 in the journal Cancer Research.

Beaber stressed that the study results need to be confirmed before any recommendations can be made to women. The results are based on data about recent oral contraceptive use who were diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 22,000 healthy women who served as the comparison group. The women were all between the ages of 20 and 49.

The researchers used electronic pharmacy records to gather information on prescriptions filled and information on formulas. The study looked at the years 1990 through 2009.

The researchers evaluated the risks of breast cancer in women who had taken birth control pills in the past year compared to former or never users. They then looked at risk with the specific formulas of birth control pills.

The study results suggest that the lower-dose estrogen pills, which became popular in the 1990s, are not a problem, said Dr. Courtney Vito, a breast surgeon and assistant clinical professor of surgical oncology at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, Ca.
'/>"/>

Copyright©2014 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Recent use of some birth control pills may increase breast cancer risk
2. Birthweight and breastfeeding have implications for childrens health decades later
3. Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
4. Green spaces found to increase birth weight -- Ben-Gurion U. researcher
5. Warning: Birthdays can be bad for your health
6. Global Cardio Care Celebrates EECP Patient’s 100th Birthday
7. Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk
8. Northern Westchester Hospital Collaborating with ACOG District II to Help Reduce the Number of Women Who Die in Pregnancy and Childbirth
9. iFitDress.com’s Graceful Birthday Party Dresses For Women Released Online
10. Blind Since Birth: Homer Page's New Book "It's My World Too" Shares New Perspective on Achieving Success
11. Obesity before pregnancy linked to earliest preterm births, Stanford/Packard study finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
(Date:1/22/2015)... EAGAN, Minn. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Blue ... discover those Minnesotans who exemplify what it means to “Live ... a chance for people to share their stories about how ... adversity or simply inspired others by living in the moment. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Thousand of GranuFlo lawsuits ( ... its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move ... District Court, District of Massachusetts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. ... has remanded a case filed by the state of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... A study recently published in ... Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise shows ... reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems associated with physical strain ... the double-blind, placebo-controlled study took 10 grams of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Payday lending practices in four ... cause financial distress to the states that permit them, ... University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , While they ... payday loans at the same time substantially depress economic ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Lower-Auto-Insurance.com has released a ... kit in a car for reducing the costs of an ... will also be able to get lower prices for their vehicle ... an important role in determining policy costs. Because of this, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2
... from the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University have ... grains such as wheat and barley. With the stress being ... that this discovery would allow them to manipulate the fibre ... the production of beta-glucans, which is a major part of ...
... is to soon go on Phase I trial. It maybe ... Biocon, Ms.Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. ,Ms.Shaw was speaking ... Foundation(MDRF) on awards for innovation and R&D.// There are close ... to diabetes should always bear this in mind and develop ...
... underwent a successful life-changing operation in India and returned home ... being// overweight. ,David Rogers, 62, from Abbeydale, Worcestershire, ... for the double hip and knee replacements that he desperately ... was about 37 kg too heavy for the surgery. ...
... two new genes found with breast tumors can predict the ... In the report appearing in he April 1 issue of ... identify women at risk for an early relapse of breast ... previously discovered as a potential marker of relapse in hormone-receptor ...
... the peels of fruits and vegetables, which are thrown away ... better to have a second thought next time, when you ... and keeps you young. ,As reported in foodconsumer.org ... the United States to $2.7 billion in 2003. Top of ...
... have bettered among the teenagers and young adults (TYAs) in ... than in those where people have to pay for their ... system of health insurance for all, regardless of age, meant ... than they were in the USA. ,Prof ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Overweight Briton Underwent Successful Surgery In India Being Denied By NHS 2Health News:Easy Access To Healthcare Services Essential For Better Survival Rates 2Health News:Easy Access To Healthcare Services Essential For Better Survival Rates 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... DUBLIN , Jan. 23, 2015  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: ... of Directors has approved a share repurchase program. The ... $300 million of Mallinckrodt plc ordinary shares. ... opportunities remain top priorities as we continue to pursue ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... in the development and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, ... pharmaceutical ingredients (API) today announced the business and development ... 1. Following the September 2014 JCM application ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... UPI ), a medical device company that develops, manufactures ... today reported financial results for the fiscal 2015 third ... the Company,s Urgent ®  PC Neuromodulation System grew 14.5% ... compared to $3.9 million in the third quarter of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 2Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 3Mallinckrodt plc Announces Share Repurchase Program 4TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18
... 2007 - ImmunoGen, Inc.,(Nasdaq: IMGN), a biopharmaceutical company ... (TAP),technology, today announced that clinical findings for three,different ... are to be,reported at the 43rd American Society ... June 1-5, 2007 in Chicago, IL., Trastuzumab-DM1 (abstract ...
... 2007 - GTx, Inc., (NASDAQ:,GTXI) announced today that ... clinical trial of Ostarine(TM) and from the ongoing ... for the treatment of multiple side effects of ... upcoming 2007,Annual Meeting of the American Society of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Clinical Findings for Three TAP Compounds,for Solid Tumors Are to be Reported at ASCO 2ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Clinical Findings for Three TAP Compounds,for Solid Tumors Are to be Reported at ASCO 3GTx Announces Presentation of Ostarine and Acapodene Data at 2007,ASCO Annual Meeting 2GTx Announces Presentation of Ostarine and Acapodene Data at 2007,ASCO Annual Meeting 3
... third-generation immunoassay system combines continuous ... processing with a broad testing ... higher volume clinical laboratories to ... tests simultaneously, as well as ...
... ADVIA Centaur delivers a new ... provides the flexibility to integrate ... now and in the future. ... comprehensive disease-focused menu of immunoassays ...
... Synchron LXi 725 clinical system combines ... accurate immunoassay testing capabilities, innovative data ... a single platform. After tests are ... for optimal quality assurance. If reflex ...
...
Medicine Products: