FSRH CEU Response to published study: Maternal use of hormonal contraception and risk of childhood leukemia: a nationwide, populate-based cohort study (September 2018)

Published on: 1 September 2018

File size: 320kb PDF

File type: Clinical Statements

A Danish database study suggests that children born to women who have used hormonal contraception (HC) in the three months prior to conception or in early pregnancy are at increased risk of developing childhood non-lymphoid leukaemia compared with children whose mothers have never used HC. The FSRH CEU provides a critical appraisal of the study in this statement.

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