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A possible link has been found between the oral contraceptive pill and prostate cancer. It has been stated that this is not proof but scientists have recommended research should be conducted to discover whether there is a link.

It is suggested by researchers that oestrogen by-products in the urine from users of the contraceptive pill could be getting in to food and drinking water.

Oestrogen is known to feed the growth of some cancers and prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men and rising dramatically every year.

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Talkhealth will be running an online clinic on prostate disease from the 25 November 2011 with NHS Choices for you to ask the experts your questions on prostate disease. To find out more about this clinic click here



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