Oral Contraceptive Use and Risk of Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, and Endometrial Cancers: A Systematic Review

@article{Gierisch2013OralCU,
  title={Oral Contraceptive Use and Risk of Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, and Endometrial Cancers: A Systematic Review},
  author={J. Gierisch and R. Coeytaux and R. Urrutia and L. Havrilesky and P. Moorman and W. Lowery and M. Dinan and Amanda J McBroom and V. Hasselblad and G. Sanders and E. Myers},
  journal={Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={1931 - 1943}
}
  • J. Gierisch, R. Coeytaux, +8 authors E. Myers
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
  • Oral contraceptives may influence the risk of certain cancers. As part of the AHRQ Evidence Report, Oral Contraceptive Use for the Primary Prevention of Ovarian Cancer, we conducted a systematic review to estimate associations between oral contraceptive use and breast, cervical, colorectal, and endometrial cancer incidence. We searched PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Study inclusion criteria were women taking oral contraceptives for contraception or ovarian cancer… CONTINUE READING
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