OTTAWA, Dec 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a Monday press conference, which aired on the Canadian Public Affairs Channel yesterday, Canadian health researcher Isabelle Begin presented extensive evidence supporting a link between induced abortion and breast cancer. She said that informed consent legislation must be implemented to ensure that women are given the necessary information about this risk prior to procuring an abortion.
Begin noted that in its Global Action Plan of 1997, the World Conference on Breast Cancer finally included “induced termination of pregnancy” in its list of possible risk factors for breast cancer. “Indeed, 43 studies throughout the world since 1957 have shown that induced abortion carries an increased risk of breast cancer of 30 to 610%,” she said. Demonstrating the urgency of the situation, she noted that 18,700 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in Canada.
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