Documents

Filter documents Clear search

pdf icon

FSRH CEU Statement: Response to Study: Intrauterine Contraception Use and Cervical Cancer Risk (January 2018)

File size: 139kb | Date: 1 January 2018 | Clinical Statements - PDF

This statement responds to a recent study that reported that women who had used intrauterine contraception (IUC) were over one third less likely to experience invasive cervical cancer than women who had not used IUC. The study has received media attention and the FSRH CEU considered it important to put the findings into perspective. January 2018

pdf icon

FSRH CEU Statement: Response to Study Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer (December 2017)

File size: 472kb | Date: 1 December 2017 | Clinical Statements - PDF

FSRH's Clinical Effectiveness Unit (CEU) reviews an observational study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study reports that, in the Danish study population, women who were currently using any method of hormonal contraception* (HC) or had done so within the last 6 months were 20% more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than those who had never used HC.

pdf icon

FSRH CEU Statement: Management of women taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet medications who request intrauterine contraception or subdermal implants (March 2017)

File size: 292kb | Date: 1 March 2017 | Clinical Statements - PDF

This statement aims to encourage the consistent and safe management of women requesting intrauterine contraception (IUC) and subdermal implants (SDI) who are taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet medications. It is primarily aimed at clinicians working in primary care and community sexual and reproductive health clinics.

pdf icon

News item - Use of Nexplanon beyond three years - December 2016

File size: 110kb | Date: 4 December 2016 | Clinical Statements - PDF

A recently published multinational trial reports no pregnancies among 311 women who extended use of their existing Nexplanon® to four years and 204 women who continued to five years of use.[

pdf icon

CEU Statement: Contraception advice for individuals travelling to Brazil for the 2016 Olympics and their partners (revised 28 July 2016)

File size: 167kb | Date: 28 July 2016 | Clinical Statements - PDF

After reviewing the available body of evidence, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the USA have concluded that a causal relationship exists between prenatal Zika virus infection and microcephaly and other serious brain anomalies. Cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus are still being reported in Brazil and most of its neighbouring countries.