comscoreBirth Control After Treatment

It's generally thought that birth control pills are considered unsafe for pre-menopausal women with a personal history of breast cancer. They cause higher levels of hormones than your body makes (that's how they overpower your menstrual cycle). Because of this issue, most doctors recommend using barrier methods of birth control: condoms or a diaphragm, or a non-hormonal I.U.D. such as ParaGard.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 3:11 PM