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Women & Cancer: Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Menopausal Hormone Use

Pregnancy

  • Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy.
  • Reproductive History and Breast Cancer Risk

    A fact sheet that describes what is known about the relationship between pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, and the risk of breast cancer. It also briefly describes what is known about reproductive history and the risk of other cancer types.

  • Abortion, Miscarriage, and Breast Cancer Risk

    A fact sheet that discusses research on abortion, miscarriage, and a woman's chances of developing breast cancer later in life.

  • Early Reproductive Events and Breast Cancer

    Information about an NCI Workshop convened February 24-26, 2003, to provide an integrated scientific assessment of the association between reproductive events and the risk of breast cancer.

Oral Contraceptives

Menopausal Hormone Use

  • Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer

    A fact sheet about the results of research on menopausal hormone therapy. Includes information about the effect of menopausal hormone therapy on the body. Also outlines the benefits and risks of using menopausal hormones.