Investigating the link between the pill and cancer

Philip Christopher Hannaford

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Abstract

Does the contraceptive pill increase the risk of cancer? The question has been asked ever since the pill was introduced, and is one that must worry almost every woman in the country. Small wonder that when the results of a long-term study, which began 40 years ago, came out in the autumn it made front-page headlines. As Phil Hannaford explains, answering the question was not straightforward.
Original languageEnglish
Pages6-10
Number of pages5
Volume5
No.1
Specialist publicationSignificance: statistics making sense
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008

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