13 Recent Studies on the Indian Subcontinent (PDF or Mobile View)

Epidemiological Studies Since 1957

See below for a list of epidemiologic studies, which is from the website of the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute.

For more information, see the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute.

The Biological Evidence

Scientific Review of 72 Epidemiological Studies, Biological Evidence Supports Abortion-Breast Cancer Link. July 24, 2014 (PDF or Mobile View)

"Normal breast physiology: The reasons hormonal contraceptives and induced abortion increase breast cancer risk."


By Angela Lanfranchi, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center 



Available Abstracts


On this page we provide you with the mounting evidence of the abortion/breast cancer link. All abstracts were obtained from The National Library of Medicine, an online medical research service. Please visit their site if you would like more information about these particular studies.


Lecture by Dr. Joel Brind on Abortion-Breast Cancer Link (click here)



Available Graphs


"Trends and Risk Factors in English Breast Cancer" (click here)

By Patrick Carroll

Director of Research

Pension and Population Research Institute

British Journal of Cancer, Vol 91 Supplement 1 July 2004 page S24

Presented at the British Cancer Research Meeting 2004 in Manchester


"Total Risk Increase"  (click here)
Shows the effects of both breast cancer risks associated with abortion - delaying the birth of a first child and the independent link between abortion and breast cancer.



Breast Maturity and the Development of Breast Cancer


Russo J, Yun-Fu Hu Xiaoqi Yang, Russo I. Chapter 1. Developmental Cellular and Molecular Basis of Human Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2000; 27:17-37.


Russo J, Rivera R, Russo IH. "Influence of Age and Parity on the Development of the Human Breast." Breast Cancer Research and Treatment (1992)23:211-218.


Russo J, Reina D, Frederick J, et al. Expression of phenotypical changes by human breast epithelial cells treated with carcinogens in vitro. Cancer Res 1988; 48:2837-2857.


Russo J, Russo IH. Development of the human mammary gland. In Neville MD, Daniel C (ed). The Mammary Gland, Plenum, NY 1987:67-93.


Vorher H. The Breast, Academic, New York 1974:1-18.



Estrogen and Breast Cancer Risk


Henderson BE, et al. Cancer Research 48, 246-253, January 15, 1988.

Bernstein L, Ross R. Endogenous hormones and breast cancer risk. Epidemiol Rev 1993;15:48-62.


Liehr JG. Is estradiol a genotoxic mutagenic carcinogen? Endocrine Rev 2000;21(1):40-54.


Potten CS, Watson RJ, Williams CT, et al. The effect of age and menstrual cycle upon proliferative activity of the normal human breast. Br J Cancer 1988;58:163-168.


Russo IH, Calaf G, Russo J. Hormones and proliferative activity in breast tissue. In Stoll BA (ed). Approaches to Breast Cancer Prevention. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990;35-57.


Writing Group for the Women's Health Initiative Investigators. Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women. JAMA 2002;288:321-33.


"Report on Carcinogens," U.S. National Toxicology Program, December 11, 2002.


Miller K. Estrogen and DNA Damage: The Silent Source of Breast Cancer? Jrnl Natl Cancer Inst, Vol 95, No. 2, 100-102, January 15, 2003.