Induced abortion as an independent risk factor for breast cancer: a comprehensive review and meta-analysis.

14 Oct 1996J Brind, V M Chinchilli, W B Severs, J Summy-Long

The results support the inclusion of induced abortion among significant independent risk factors for breast cancer, regardless of parity or timing of abortion relative to the first term pregnancy.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
7 years
11500 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Medically-Induced Abortion Selfcare risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Medically-Induced Abor...

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Increased risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

High evidence