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Many newer contraceptives still linked to breast cancer: study

For every 100,000 women, hormone contraceptive use causes an additional 13 breast cancer cases a year

New York

WOMEN who rely on birth control pills or contraceptive devices that release hormones face a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer, according to a large study published on Wednesday.

The study, which followed 1.8 million Danish women for more than a...