Can the Birth Control Pill Increase My Risk of Cervical Cancer?

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And what about cervical cancer, it's another tumor that's been purported to be linked to taking birth control pills? Cervical cancer is increased a little bit among women in the pill, but the good news with cervical cancer is if a woman get's regular Pap test, that can get detected early before it is even cancer and managed at that point, so women taking the pills should get regular Pap test but they do not need more frequent Pap tests, they can just get it just every two years like any other woman.