Study: abortion increases breast cancer risk by 193%
October 14, 2010
A study conducted by Iranian university researchers and published in Medical Oncology has found that women who have had an abortion face a 193% greater chance of breast cancer. The study is the fifth in the last 18 months to link abortion with an increased risk of breast cancer.
- Abortion Boosts Breast Cancer Risk 193% Study Finds, Giving Birth Lowers It (LifeNews.com)
- Reproductive factors linked to breast cancer (FoodConsumer.org)
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Posted by: rmmrobinson -
Oct. 15, 2010 3:56 PM ET USA
The increased risks for breast cancer among women who have had an abortion seem to be even higher than are being reported. If I didn't misread the abstract (at https://www.catholicculture.org/users/login.cfm), the Medical Oncology study found an increased risk of 293%. Another study found an increased risk of 345%. That study is here: http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/1877-7821/PIIS1877782110000317.pdf.
Posted by: kmbold -
Oct. 15, 2010 12:45 AM ET USA
What irony! Some donate to Susan Komen Cancer fund to cure breast cancer while Komen fund donates $750,000 to Planned Parenthood (after denying it for years) for abortions which cause more breast cancer. Now that's some way to keep the money coming in...
Posted by: Chestertonian -
Oct. 14, 2010 7:10 PM ET USA
You can bet the NYT will ignore ever last one of these studies, even if we paper the walls of the editors' offices with them. This is why I contribute to Catholic Culture and LifeSite News; the MSM only provide one side of the life issues stories. Thanks!