Though new studies confirm a link between abortion and breast
cancer, that information is not being widely reported.
Karen Malec of the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer tells
OneNewsNow the studies [PDF] conducted in France and China
between 2009-2011 confirm that breast cancer cases are related
to the number of abortions a woman has. LifeNews.com reports that the authors examined
information on disease diagnosis, demographics, medical history,
and reproductive characteristics of the patients
involved. They also looked at a number of other factors.
"There have been 71 studies now that have been published,
epidemiological studies showing a statistical relationship between
having an abortion and having an increased breast cancer risk,"
Even so, she says, most women remain uninformed about it because
many cancer-related not-for-profit organizations look the other
"They are ignoring it, and they're misrepresenting the
research," the pro-lifer laments. "It's simply not good for
fundraising to tell women that their abortions may be responsible
for their breast cancers. It's a very emotional issue."
At the same time, the standard medical text shows that
childbearing protects women because it has a significant defensive
effect. Dr. Joel Brind, a professor at Baruch College in New York
City, has compiled a statistical review of previous studies
confirming the link between abortion and breast cancer, and the
French and Chinese studies of late tend to confirm his