HPV causes cancer. Help protect your kids.
Oral contraceptives have been used in Canada since 1960 to help prevent unwanted pregnancy. Today the pill is the most popular form of birth control in Canada and the United States, used by nearly 20% of women aged 15–49.
The birth control pill contains manufactured versions of 2 female hormones – estrogen and progesterone. This type of pill is called combined hormone contraception. The hormones work together to prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the release of eggs from the ovary.
Because of smoke inhalation and exposure to toxic chemicals, I live with the fear of cancer virtually every day.
It’s okay to need help to quit smoking. The Canadian Cancer Society is here to support people who are ready to quit and even those people who aren’t ready.