Life, Death, Cancer, and The Pill...yet again.

The pill: new evidence shows it helps protect against cancer

Using the most reliable dataset this study indicates that the risk of developing any cancer is reduced by 3% which is an almost insignificant amount equating to just one fewer case for every 10,000 women. But the stories about the health risks/benefits of the oral contraceptive will go on. They are just too good as news stories to give up.