New research backs abortion-breast cancer link


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New research backs abortion-breast cancer link

Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Jul 29, 2009 / 12:14 am (CNA).- A Turkish researcher has reported a statistically significant 66 percent increase in breast cancer risk among women who have had an abortion.
Dr. Vahit Ozmen and his colleagues at the Istanbul Medical Faculty and Magee-Women’s hospital conducted a retrospective study in breast cancer risk factors which discovered the connection. Their study was published in the World Journal of Surgical Oncology, an open access, peer reviewed online medical journal.
The researchers also reviewed the contemporary literature on the possible abortion-breast cancer link, saying “the majority of the studies reported that induced abortion was associated with increased breast cancer risk.”
Their study also found significantly decreased breast cancer risks for women who use oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy. According to the Poughkeepsie, New York-based Breast Cancer Prevention Institute (BCPI), this contradicts findings of the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute and “what has been almost universally observed around the world.”

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Just wait, this will for sure be hushed up on mainstream American media :mad:

After all the horrendous side-effects of abortion in every department it’s very clear: people who support abortion are either ignorant or evil.

Isn’t one of the seven virtues or something along those lines correcting false beliefs? I read about it in an old book at my grandma’s house, but cannot for the life of me (no pun intended :wink: ) remember what it was called. Something parallel to the gifts of the Holy Spirit. :confused:

Anyway, we should spread the word. If appealing to people’s vanity and love of life is a way to save a child then that’s how it’s gotta be


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I had to see an oncologist back in June. (had a benign breast biopsy, but they still send you to an onc to assess risk factors)

He did say full term pregnancies make a difference in breast cancer. He also gave me a copy of a study regarding nursing and breast cancer. I’m beyond that age, but it was interesting.

I think the study was on eskimo women who typically nurse for ~2 yrs. Their incidence of breast cancer is really low.

As for decreased risk of breast cancer in women who took oral contraceptive or HRT, that’s debateable. Plenty of places say the estrogen in the pill increases the risk of breast cancer.


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