Prolonged use of oral contraceptive pill, a co-factor for the development of cervical cancer

  • Sayada Fatema Khatun Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Sabera Khatun Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • A. K. M. Farhad Hossain Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Kamrun Nahar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, Cervical cancer, Oral contraceptive pill, Squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract

This study was carried out to assess the use of oral contraceptive pill as a co-factor for the development of cervical cancer. Among the 100 participants, 71% used oral contraceptives pill. Maximum (40%) used oral contraceptive pill for >5 years whereas 31% for <5 years. Histopathologically diagnosed invasive squamous cell carcinoma was 84% and adenocarcinoma was 16%.

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2018-09-01
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Khatun, S., Khatun, S., Hossain, A. K. M., & Nahar, K. (2018). Prolonged use of oral contraceptive pill, a co-factor for the development of cervical cancer. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 11(3), 222-225. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v11i3.37279
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