View from the choir

I am a Catholic layperson and Secular Franciscan with a sense of humor. After years in the back pew watching, I have moved into the choir. It's nice to see faces instead of the backs of heads. But I still maintain God has a sense of humor - and that we are created in God's image.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Another report suggesting an abortion/breast cancer link

Yet another report is suggesting there is a link between having an abortion and increased chances of later developing breast cancer.

An abortion can triple a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer in later life, researchers say.

A team of scientists made the claim while carrying out research into how breastfeeding can protect women from developing the killer disease.

While concluding that breastfeeding offered significant protection from cancer, they also noted that the highest reported risk factor in developing the disease was abortion.

Other factors included the onset of the menopause and smoking.

The findings, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, are the latest research to show a link between abortion and breast cancer. ...

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The article goes on to point out that others deny such links ... but study after study suggests there are such links. My hope is that eventually the weight of evidence will finally convince even abortion supporters that there's something to this link.


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