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Significances of Bioengineering & Biosciences

Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Risk: A Study among the Bengalee Females of West Bengal, India

Submission: March 28, 2018;Published: May 04, 2018

ISSN 2637-8078
Volume1 Issue4


Breast Cancer is the one of the diseases affecting the world wide women population. In Indian perspective, breast cancer is one of the leading cancers, being the most common carcinoma among the females in West Bengal. The present study attempts to understand the association of oral contraceptives use and breast cancer in Bengalee Hindu Caste Females of West Bengal. To best of the knowledge oral contraceptive use and breast cancer risk among the females is yet to be taken in consideration in Bengalee Hindu caste females. To achieve the purpose 108 diagnosed breast cancer patients were considered along with 120 age matched controls without the history of breast cancer in the family. Result indicated use of oral contraceptives have significant (p<0.001) association with breast cancer. Therefore, the present study vindicated other than genetic predisposition modification of reproductive and lifestyle factors might be taken into consideration in early prognosis of breast cancer among the studied population.

Keywords: Oral contraceptives; Breast cancer; Bengalee hindu females; West Bengal; India

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