Archived Blog Post: July 2, 2004

Access Denied: "The Pill may cut the risk of ovarian cancer by up to 80% and is used by women at high genetic risk for this hard-to-detect and usually fatal cancer. 'There are easily more than 20 noncontraceptive uses for the Pill in common practice,' says Giovannina Anthony, MD, an attending physician of obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. 'This drug saves women from surgery for gynecological conditions like endometriosis, fibroids, and severe bleeding and pain.'"