Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian & Endometrial Cancers

Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers - New York Times
Posted on 01/25/2018
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Benefits of Oral Contraceptives

colorful-pack-oral-contraceptivesA recent New York Times article covers how oral contraceptives reduce the risk of ovarian and endometrial cancers later in life. Read more about this important finding by reading the full article below. Beyond preventing pregnancy, birth control pills have numerous other benefits. This article discusses one major benefit, which is that oral contraceptives may reduce your risk of ovarian and endometrial cancers. Other benefits of taking birth control include reducing heavy bleeding and painful periods, as well as improving irregular periods. In addition, the hormones in oral contraceptives can sometimes help with things like acne and mood. To learn more about oral contraceptives and find out what's the best option for you, we highly encourage you to visit your OB/GYN in Doylestown. 


Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk for Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers

The long-term use of oral contraceptives reduces the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancers, and the effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently, a new study found. Earlier studies have demonstrated an association of previous oral contraceptive use with reduced risk for these cancers in postmenopausal women.

Schedule an Appointment with your Female Gynecologist in Doylestown, PA

If you live in Bucks, Montgomery, or Hunterdon County and think you might want to start taking birth control, give our professional OB/GYNs a call at (215) 340-2229. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about UTIs and then evaluate your individual case to determine the best possible treatment for you. Located in Doylestown, PA, our team of board-certified obstetricians and gynecologists make each patient feel confident and comfortable with the care that they receive. Give us a call and schedule an appointment to learn more about oral contraceptives.