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Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to an Increased Risk of Rare Brain Cancer

Long-term use of contraceptive pills may double the risk of developing brain cancer, according to a new study. Scientists say that taking hormonal contraception, particularly progesterone-only methods, for five years more than doubles the chance of developing glioma, a rare type of brain cancer which affects roughly five in 100,000 …

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