Cites for studies suggesting induced abortion raises risk of breast cancer significantly

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Planned Parenthood: "Interruption during the first trimester of a first pregnancy causes a cessation of cell differentiation, which may result in a subsequent increase in the risk of cancerous growth in these tissues." Planned Parenthood Federation of America (1994)

Dr Janet Daling: "Among women who had been pregnant at least once, the risk of breast cancer in those who had experienced an induced abortion was 50% higher than among other women." "Highest risks (more than double) were observed when the abortion was done at ages younger than 18 years... or at least 30 years of age or older." Dr. Janet Daling, lead author of a study specifically commissioned by the National Cancer Institute to investigate the link between abortion and breast cancer. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 1994;86:1584-1592

"I have three sisters with breast cancer and I resent people messing with the scientific data to further their own agenda, be they pro-choice or pro-life. I would have loved to have found no association between breast cancer and abortion, but our research is rock solid and our data is accurate." Dr. Janet Daling, who is strongly pro-choice, L.A. Daily News, Sept., 1997

Dr Edward Furton, PhD, ethicist: "The unwillingness of scientists to speak out against the shoddy research that is being advanced by those who deny the abortion-breast cancer link is a very serious breach... When the public learns that a causal link between abortion and breast cancer has been downplayed by the scientific community - for reasons that are ideological rather than factual - the feeling of betrayal will be strong." Edward Furton, Ph.D. Ethics and Medics 2004;29:1-2

Patrick Carroll: British research showed that legally induced abortion, especially before first full term pregnancy, is the "best predictor of British breast cancer trends." Patrick Carroll. Trends and risk factors in English breast cancers. British Journal of Cancer. 2004 (Supplement 1) 91:S24

Association of Physicians and Surgeons: "The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons believes that patients have the right to give or withhold fully informed consent before undergoing medical treatment. This includes notification of potential adverse effects...there is a considerable volume of evidence supporting this (abortion-breast cancer) link, which is, moreover, highly plausible." Jane Orient, MD, Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Nov. 2003