IUD use curbs cervical cancer risk in women, experts say

09/13/2011 | Google

The use of intra-uterine devices for contraception helps reduce the risk of developing squamous-cell carcinoma by 44% and adenocarcinoma by 54%, researchers reported in The Lancet Oncology. However, IUD use did not affect the risk of contracting human papillomavirus, experts said.

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