5 new findings on the pill and endometrial cancer

ORAL contraceptive pills offer significant long-term protection against endometrial cancer, even if used only for a few years, a data study shows.

The link between oral contraceptive pills and a reduced risk of endometrial cancer is established, but until now the long-term benefits have been unclear.
 
This large-scale study re-analysed available data from 36 studies of 27,000 women with endometrial cancer from a number of high-income countries. 

The researchers found that:

1. The longer oral contraceptives are used, the greater the reduction in risk.

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