Abortions Do Not Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Originally published in Issue 2 2005 icon

The confusion still lingers and has prompted Susan Richman MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Yale University, to reinforce current thinking.

About 10 years ago several studies suggested a link. However, the research is now considered flawed. ’The most current, well-designed studies have found no association’, she says; a conclusion also made by the US National Cancer Institute in 2003.

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