Abortion, Breast Cancer, and Ideology
- Do abortions cause breast cancer? Heller, Linda // Redbook;Apr94, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p37
Reports on the uncertainty of the link of breast cancer with abortions. Origin of the theory on abortions causing breast cancer; Dr. Holly L. Howe's report on animal experiments; Advice of Doctor Louise Brinton to women considering an abortion.
- Breast cancer in relation to induced abortions in a cohort of Chinese women. Ye, Z.; Gao, D.L.; Qin, Q.; Ray, R.M.; Thomas, D.B. // British Journal of Cancer;10/21/2002, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p976
The possible influence of induced abortion on breast cancer risk was assessed in a cohort of 267 040 women enrolled in a randomised trial of breast self-examination in Shanghai, China. Based on answers to a baseline questionnaire, subsequent breast cancer risk was not significantly associated...
- Abortion's risk? Castleman, Michael // Mother Jones;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p15
Focuses on claims that induced abortion doubles the risk of breast cancer. Anti-abortion groups' use of medical research findings to further their cause; Mixed findings on the effect of abortion on breast cancer predisposition; Effects of hormones and genetics.
- Researchers claim abortion increases risk of breast cancer. Goldbeck-Wood, Sandra // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/19/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7063, p962
Announces the correlation between abortion and breast cancer, based on a study by researchers from the United States. Hormonal predisposition of women who had abortions to breast cancer; Efforts to unmask the health hazards of abortion; Impact on government policy on abortion.
- Major new study. // Glamour;Apr97, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p110
Presents study findings showing the absence of a link between abortion and breast cancer. Variables considered during the research study of Danish women; Use of medical records as basis.
- Transatlantic storm in a teacup. Duncan, Nigel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/26/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7064, p1089
Focuses on a dispute over the research findings of a study by Joel Brind correlating breast cancer with induced abortion. British and American reporting of Brind's research findings; Speculation over political and economic motivations behind the study.
- Risk of cancer of the breast after legal abortion during first trimester: a Swedish register study. Harris, Britt-Marie Lindefors; Eklund, Gunnar; Meirik, Olav; Rutqvist, Lars Erik; Wiklund, Kerstin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/9/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6713, p1430
Investigates the risk of breast cancer after legal abortion during the first trimester in Sweden. Association of abortions to breast cancer; Statistics of women with breast cancer that had undergone abortion; Calculation of the years of women at great risk of breast cancer.
- Pregnancy termination and risk of breast cancer. // American Family Physician;7/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p321
Reports on a study conducted by Newcomb and associates published in the 1996 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association' periodical concerning pregnancy termination in relation to risk of breast cancer. Evaluation of the effect of pregnancy termination in a case-control study;...
- Debating abortion and breast cancer. Rubin, Rita // U.S. News & World Report;10/21/96, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p96
Focuses on a study into whether there is a relationship between abortion and breast cancer. Report of Joel Brind and associates in a 1996 issue of the `Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health,' which found an increased risk of breast cancer in women who have had an abortion; Why the...