What are my actual chances of getting cancer from 'the pill'?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019

By Courtney Snavely

I recently re-started the pill after a 5 year affair with my IUD. As a result, I’ve been having a lot of conversations with the women in my life about hormones in the pill and what they're really doing to my body in the long term.

Does it really increase my chances of developing breast or ovarian cancer?


I finally put my academic research background to good use and started to uncover some nuggets of truth in the pill vs. cancer debate. What you’re about to read may shock you!