Abortion/Breast Cancer

Legal Implications of a Link Between Abortion and Breast Cancer
Dozens of studies have shown that the greater the number of abortions, the higher the incidence of breast cancer. Three states expressly require physicians to disclose to patients seeking abortion that the procedure may increase the risk of breast cancer. Three other states have more general disclosure requirements about abortion. (Download PDF – Legal Implications)

The Corruption of Science by Ideology
The scientist, we like to think, dedicates himself to objective truth. He examines the facts and follows them wherever they lead—no matter what the consequences. Galileo supposedly serves as the prime example of this heroic stance, though the main difficulties he faced were not due to ecclesiastical prejudice, as is so often claimed, but to the fact that there was not, at that time, convincing proof of the heliocentric theory. Ethics & Medics: A Commentary of The National Catholic Bioethics Center on Health Care and the Life Sciences.(Download PDF – Furton ABC)

The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link
Thirty years ago when Roe v. Wade was decided, I was a third-year medical student at Georgetown University. The third year is when medical students leave the classroom and go into hospitals to do their clinical rotations. The ruling had an immediate effect on the practice and ethics of medicine. No longer would my obstetrics professor tell his students that his was a unique specialty, that he always had two patients to consider, mother and child. Now only when the mother wanted the child did we treat two patients. Ethics & Medics: A Commentary of The National Catholic Bioethics Center on Health Care and the Life Sciences.(Download PDF – Lanfranchi_ABC)

The Abortion–Breast Cancer Connection
The reputation of abortion as safe for women—which claim is explicitly part of the Roe v. Wade decision—has rightfully come under serious question for many reasons over the years since Roe. One of the reasons that “safe abortion” has come under question is the evidence linking abortion to an increased risk of breast cancer (ABC link). The ABC link has been an issue that has been in and out of the limelight in recent years. It is an issue which has stubbornly refused to go away despite recurrent pronouncements from high places of its nonexistence. (Download PDF – Brind_ABC)

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