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Review Rules Out Abortion-Cancer Link

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Science  07 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5612, pp. 1498
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5612.1498b

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Last June, complaints from abortion opponents in Congress caused the National Cancer Institute to yank a fact sheet on its Web site that reported no association between abortion and an increased risk of breast cancer. Now 100 cancer experts have reviewed the evidence.