Birth Control Pill Risks May Now Include Brain Cancer

TIME MAGAZINE and various other sources are reporting news of great importance today.. According to the study quoted, taking birth control pills for 5 years doubles the risk for developing a brain tumor. Among the points to consider: Scientists say that hormonal contraception, particularly progestogen-only methods such as the micro-pill, increased the chance of glioma of the brain, a rare type of cancer which affects around five in 100,000.