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  • Pediatricians group: Young women must be told of abortion-breast cancer link

    04/22/2015 7:49:51 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/21/15 | Lisa Bourne
    April 21, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The American College of Pediatricians has made a statement advising women to be informed about the link between abortion and breast cancer – at the same time recognizing the medical establishment has been reticent to admit the connection.“Although the medical community has been reluctant to acknowledge the link, induced abortion prior to a full term delivery, and prior to 32 weeks of gestation, increases the likelihood that a woman will develop breast cancer,” the physicians' organization stated on April 7. “This risk is especially increased for adolescents.”“The American College of Pediatricians urges women to 'Know...
  • Susan G. Komens Moral Dilemma

    11/06/2014 4:33:39 PM PST · by Coleus · 23 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 10.09.14 | JUDY ROBERTS
    As a two-time breast-cancer survivor, Eve Sanchez Silver once supported the Susan G. Komen organization in her personal fight against a disease affecting hundreds of thousands of U.S. women each year. But when she found out while serving on the groups National Hispanic/Latina Advisory Council that Komen was giving money to Planned Parenthood, the nations No. 1 abortion provider, she knew she had a problem.Here was a breast-health organization a very life-affirming organization, from my perspective funding an organization that essentially kills people. I couldnt understand why they thought that was okay. Sanchez Silver, a retired medical-research analyst...
  • Women who have had abortions 180% more likely to develop breast cancer, new study finds

    04/30/2014 2:29:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 30, 2014 | BEN JOHNSON
    AURANGABAD, Maharashtra, India, April 30, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Having an abortion makes women 180 percent more likely to develop breast cancer, according to a new study produced by a fellow at Johns Hopkins. Researchers studied 220 women in the city of Aurangabad, India, and found the odds ratio (OR) for developing breast cancer significantly increased with the number of abortions a woman had. “We observed strong positive association of positive family history in first degree relatives (OR- 3.1:95%CI, 2.12-5.03), number of abortions (OR- 2.8:95%CI, 1.82-5.12) and past history of benign breast disease (OR- 1.8:95%CI, 1.-3.03) in cases of breast...
  • Hard truths about abortion

    12/19/2013 5:49:54 PM PST · by Coleus · 9 replies
    CERC ^ | 11 December, 2013 | Barbara Kay
    A new study will leave pro-choicers nervous: The more pregnancies that are terminated, the higher the woman's cancer risk becomes. One in 10 new cancers worldwide is a female breast cancer.  And North American rates of breast cancer are the highest in the world. While there is no magic bullet assuring prevention, epidemiological studies provide us with long-established odds-boosting factors:  Have children;  have many children;  start early.  But these guidelines do not sit well with current social and cultural norms.  Consequently, one rarely (ever?) sees mention of them in breast cancer awareness campaigns.There is another, hotly-contested preventive strategy, the very...
  • Abortion-Breast Cancer: 53 of 66 Studies in 54 Years Show Link

    10/19/2011 4:05:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/18/11 | Dr. Angela Lanfranchi
    In 1996, the Brind quantitative meta-analysis of the extant induced abortion and breast cancer studies showed that there were 23 studies, 10 of which were statistically significant. Since then, there has been no tabulation to include the studies after 1997. An unpublished review in 2003 showed that there were 40 studies which showed a positive association between induced abortion and breast cancer.In 2004, the Beral re-analysis was purported to review the literature regarding the induced abortion breast cancer studies. There were many articles in the popular press asserting that this study showed that more accurate prospective studies did not show...
  • Breast Cancer Surgeon Explains How Abortion Elevates Risk for Women

    10/21/2010 4:14:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/21/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- As breast cancer awareness month winds down, one leading breast cancer surgeon and professor has written a full explanation of one of the risks women need to keep in mind when talking with friends and family about the deadly disease -- abortion. Dr. Angela Lanfranchi is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. She is a surgeon who, as the co-director of the Sanofi-aventis Breast Care Program at the Steeplechase Cancer Center, has treated countless women facing a breast cancer diagnosis. Lanfranchi was named a 2010 Castle Connolly...
  • Jill Stanek: Top scientist finally admits abortion-breast cancer link

    01/13/2010 4:17:30 PM PST · by wagglebee · 22 replies · 833+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1/13/10 | Jill Stanek
    In February 2003, Dr. Louise Brinton, the National Cancer Institute's chief of the Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, served as chairperson at an NCI workshop in Bethesda, Md., to assess whether abortion was implicated as a breast cancer risk. In the opinion of "over 100 of the world's leading experts," said the subsequent NCI report, including Dr. Brinton, the answer was no. One expert disallowed from participating was Dr. Joel Brind, a biology and endocrinology professor who had co-authored a meta-analysis demonstrating an abortion/breast cancer (ABC) link. Brind protested that the outcome was predetermined by "experts"...
  • Microbiologist: Hundreds of Studies Confirm Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

    09/22/2010 4:21:05 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 82 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/22/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A microbiologist says there are so many published studies confirming the link between induced abortion and breast cancer that he plans to publish one every day on his blog until he's mentioned them all. It will take Dr. Gerard Nadal so many weeks to cover them all, the blogging will continue until early next year.Nadal, who has a has a PhD in Molecular Microbiology from St John's University in New York, has spent 16 years teaching science, most recently at Manhattan College.He will report on one abortion-breast cancer study daily until he has exhausted all of...
  • Susan G. Komen and Planned Parenthood: Pro-Life People Should be Warned

    05/24/2010 4:02:25 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 211 replies · 1,872+ views
    Life News ^ | 5/24/10 | Hannah Carter
    LifeNews.com Note: Hannah Carter is the director of education for Georgia Right to Life, a statewide pro-life group. This opinion column originally appeared on the GRTL blog web site.Like many families, my grandmother and great-grandmother both had breast cancer. The issue of wanting to fight what harms your family or friends is noble. So when I tell people that I do not support Susan G. Komen an organization that exists to fight breast cancer, I normally get the look of one: why would you abandon your family or two: oh there goes one of those extremist. However, my reasons are...
  • National Cancer Institute Researcher Admits Abortion-Breast Cancer Link True

    01/06/2010 10:14:06 AM PST · by julieee · 27 replies · 933+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 6, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    National Cancer Institute Researcher Admits Abortion-Breast Cancer Link True Washington, DC -- The National Cancer Institute gained a reputation for putting politics over science when it did everything possible to deny dissenting opinion during a meeting to establish whether or not a link exists between abortion and breast cancer. Now one of its top researchers admits the abortion-breast cancer link is true, citing her own past research showing a 40% increased risk. http://www.LifeNews.com/nat5850.html
  • Abortion, birth control pill linked to breast cancer, surgeon says

    10/27/2009 4:13:18 PM PDT · by thisisthetime · 32 replies · 1,067+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | October 26, 2009 | Meredith Moss
    DAYTON After her best childhood friend died from breast cancer, Ruth Deddens began researching the causes of the dreaded disease. The Oakwood womans investigation eventually led her to Angela Lanfranchi, a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and president of the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute. Deddens, active in the 40 Days for Life movement, decided to bring Lanfranchi to town as part of this years local pro-life campaign. Lanfranchi who insists there are proven links between breast cancer, abortion and birth control pills was the featured speaker at...
  • Researchers Explain Why Having Baby Reduces Breast Cancer Chances

    10/07/2007 9:01:50 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 7 replies · 495+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | October 2, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven ErteltLifeNews.com EditorOctober 2, 2007Seattle, WA (LifeNews.com) -- Researchers at a cancer center in Seattle have confirmed what previous studies have shown: women who bear children have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer. They say fetal cells transplanted to the mother before birth are a source of this protective effect. That's something that abortion denies.Scientists at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center presented their results in the October 1 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.They studied a concept called fetal microchimerism, which is the ability of cells...
  • ABORTION-BREAST CANCER NEWS HEADLINES, Letter to the National Catholic Register

    07/24/2005 12:01:01 PM PDT · by Coleus · 37 replies · 788+ views
    Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer ^ | 06.14.05 | Karen Malec
    Dear Friends: I'd like to share with you my letter to the editor of the National Catholic Register addressing Patrick Novecosky's article (June 5-11, 2005) on the abortion-breast cancer research. Readers of our e-newsletter know that Novecosky's article last month discussed the publication of an eye-popping paper by Baruch College Professor Joel Brind. Brind accused governmental agencies and others of using fraudulent research in an attempt to rub out the idea in the public mind that abortion is a risk factor for breast cancer. My letter to the editor could be entitled, "How governmental agencies and cancer fundraising businesses easily...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Omits Awareness of Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

    12/02/2007 8:16:03 PM PST · by Coleus · 11 replies · 152+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | December 1, 2007 | Joel Brind, Ph.D.
    October was a little different, as pink ribbons seemed to be more abundant than pumpkins. It was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month again, and for the Breast Cancer establishment -- Komen Race for the Cure, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), et al. -- it's almost like Christmas season is for Macy's and Target. That's when these organizations make their big pitch for donations, and that pitch is usually some variation of the following: "(1)We don't know what causes breast cancer, (2) most women who get breast cancer have no known risk factors for the disease and (3)there's no cure...
  • Media Ignore Major Insurance Report Stating Abortion is "best predictor of breast cancer"

    11/12/2007 3:06:09 PM PST · by wagglebee · 25 replies · 195+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/12/07 | Thaddeus M. Baklinski
    November 12, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The mainstream media have again almost totally ignored a new study published in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons that found that abortion is the "best predictor of breast cancer" in eight European nations. One notable exception to this media black-out however is an article by Dennis Byrne of the Chicago Tribune, who wrote a commentary entitled, "Snubbing cancer study will only hurt women: Research showing link to abortion ignored by media." Read the article here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-oped1022byrne... Karen Malec of the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer said: "The media's behavior is very problematic. When...
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure awards 72 grants to Planned Parenthood in 2000-2005 period

    10/08/2007 8:31:34 PM PDT · by Coleus · 15 replies · 931+ views
    Biothethics Defense Fund ^ | Dorinda C. Bordlee, Esq.
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure awards 72 grants to Planned Parenthood in 2000-2005 period October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer detection, prevention, research and treatment are of the utmost importance due to the devastating impact that this disease has on women and their families. Pro-life citizens who are interested in fighting this deadly disease should be aware that one breast cancer organization, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has a policy of offering financial support to abortion providing facilities. Here are the Komen-Planned Parenthood facts (followed by a list of alternative organizations): Planned Parenthood is the...
  • Cancer Death Reductions Could Be Greater if Women Told Abortion Link

    04/13/2007 5:23:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies · 743+ views
    Life News ^ | 4/12/07 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A representative of a woman's group that educates people about the link between abortion and breast cancer says that news of a lowering the number of cancer deaths would be better if women had been told about the link. The Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer says there would be fewer deaths to report.The organization points to a new report from the American Cancer Society that cancer deaths declined slightly in 2003 and 2004.But Karen Malec, the head of the Coalition, told LifeNews.com "There would be fewer cancer cases and deaths if women had been told the truth...
  • First ever Abortion-Breast Cancer Settlement [ABORTION causes BREAST CANCER]

    12/29/2001 12:18:11 AM PST · by Notwithstanding · 63 replies · 1,789+ views
    December 27, 2001 -- The world's first known abortion-breast cancer settlement has taken place in Australia. News of this settlement comes to light as Australian legislators in Tasmania voted in favor of expanding access to abortion for women. The plaintiff's attorney in the lawsuit, Charles Francis, Queen's Counsel, had cautioned the parliamentarians about the possibility of increased litigation against abortion providers which might occur as a result of expanding abortion rights. "In Victoria, civil claims for negligence from women suing their abortionists are becoming much more common. Doctors haven't warned them and about 10 per cent have serious psychological repercussions," ...
  • Politics and the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

    06/15/2006 2:00:12 PM PDT · by Coleus · 10 replies · 423+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 09.16.03 | Michael Arnold Glueck, M.D. & Robert J. Cihak, M.D.
    Whatever your personal, spiritual or scientific beliefs regarding abortion, you have the right to know the facts. Abortion-on-demand has been with us for over 30 years - far too long for most people to remember what the pro-abortion movement promised America in the years preceding Roe v. Wade. "Woman's Body, Woman's Right" - I want it because I want it - was only part of the sales package. Two other claims were made. One was that, when every child was a "wanted" child, unhappy marriages, divorce, child abuse, spousal abuse and sundry other woes and dysfunctions would evanesce. The other...
  • Mayo Clinic Tells Women No Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer

    06/15/2006 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Coleus · 18 replies · 993+ views
    Life News ^ | 06.13.06 | Steven Ertelt
    Rochester, MN (LifeNews.com) -- The influential Mayo Clinic is advising women that there is no link between abortion and breast cancer -- a conclusion that flies in the face of numerous studies showing the link between the two. The advice comes in a response posted on Mayo's web site in reply to a question from a Wisconsin woman. "There's no credible evidence of a link between induced abortion and breast cancer," Dr. Sandhya Pruthi wrote the woman on behalf of Mayo's web site.As proof, Mayo cites the National Cancer Institute, but the organization has come under fire as politically charged...