Breast Cancer Risk from The Pill

By Chris Kahlenborn, MD:

1) How could the Pill cause breast cancer?

Two of the most important types of hormones that control reproduction are estrogens and progestins. Birth control pills are made from synthetic estrogens and/or progestins. Experiments have shown that these hormones cause women’s breast cells to divide more rapidly. Cells which divide more rapidly are more prone to develop into cancer cells… READ FULL ARTICLE