Women's Health

How Birth Control Can Protect Against Ovarian Cancer

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"Providers do tend to think a preference for a nonhormonal method is inherently unscientific, and we tend to dismiss that preference as not being founded in fact, and we have to recognize that women have real personal reasons for their preferences. We have to trust women to know what their preferences are, and what their abilities are to use certain methods, and to choose the methods that are the best choice for them," says Dr. Christine Dehlendorf, of the University of California San Francisco.