Dangerous Downplay: Docs Spin Study Linking The Pill to Breast Cancer

Posted By on September 25, 2014


The World Heart Federation reports that physical inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%, and the American Heart Association found moderately overweight women in one study had a 50% increased risk of coronary heart disease.

To such reports, no one ever adds, “But that 50% doesn’t mean anything. So just sit on your couch all day and eat Twinkies.”

And yet … when researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle recently found that women who had taken certain birth-control pills within the past year faced a 50% increased risk of breast cancer compared to women who hadn’t taken the pills, some doctors seemingly couldn’t wait to discredit the findings. The National Cancer Institute-funded study was published Aug. 1 in the journal Cancer Research.

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