By Angela Lanfranchi MD FACS In February 2017, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology published the “Epidemiology of breast cancer in Indian women.” Malvia, et al. found that from 1982-2005, the incidence of breast cancer had almost doubled. Breast cancer is now the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in India. India’s burden of …Continue reading "Abortion and the Breast Cancer Epidemic in India"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. Naomi Elster, described as a scientist and a volunteer for the Abortion Rights Campaign, says, “It’s time to talk about the pseudoscience corrupting the abortion debate.” (The ARC is an Irish coalition organized to make abortion legal on demand in Ireland.) I couldn’t agree more. The real question is, of course, …Continue reading "Deniers of the link between Abortion and Breast Cancer ignore the wave of new evidence from South Asia"
By Joel Brind, PhD Editor’s note. Dr. Brind will be speaking at the NRL 2017 national convention which begins next week in Milwaukee. Be sure to visit nrlconvention.com/register ASAP to take advantage of the early bird rate, before it ends June 22. The breast cancer epidemic has been going global in recent years—with some of …Continue reading "New Ways to Tell Old Lies: Abortion Law Reform Association’s new “Fact Sheet” on Abortion and Breast Cancer"
Editor’s note. For the latest information about the June 29-July 1 convention, go to nrlconvention.com. The following interview was conducted via email. Q: What have been the most prominent developments in the ABC link in the year since you last spoke at the National Right to Life Convention? Dr. Brind: On the scientific front, the …Continue reading "Dr. Joel Brind to update pro-lifers on latest developments on abortion and breast cancer at 2017 NRL Convention"
By Joel Brind, PhD NRL News readers are largely aware that I have lately been documenting the epidemic of breast cancer that has followed the expansion of abortion into Asia—China and India in particular. But lest we forget that abortion and breast cancer are still wreaking havoc among women in the West, a new authoritative …Continue reading "Abortion and Breast Cancer: Statistics of Abortion’s devastation keep piling up in the West"
By Joel Brind, PhD For a political body, such as the Texas state legislature, cobbling together an informational booklet about the safety of abortion is a huge challenge. The authors are trying to balance the opinions of two opposing views wherein one side would prefer that no information is included that suggests that there are …Continue reading "Abortion and Breast Cancer: Slicing the truth in half"
By Dave Andrusko A friend just passed along “Texas state booklet misleads women on abortions and their risk of breast cancer,” which appeared in the Washington Post today. It is late in the day so I’m already pressed for time. Moreover while I know a lot about the “ABC” (the Abortion-Breast Cancer) connection, I am …Continue reading "Another misreading/misunderstanding of the link between abortion and breast cancer"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. Editor’s note. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The following is a terrific layperson-friendly explanation why having an induced abortion increases a woman’s chances of having breast cancer. In this post, I will go over the basic, underlying biology of how and why abortion interferes with normal breast development and breast …Continue reading "The Stubborn Biological Facts regarding the Abortion-Breast Cancer link"
By Joel Brind Ph.D. It has been famously noted that facts—like the fact that abortion increases a woman’s risk of getting breast cancer (ABC link) — are stubborn things. One hopes that means that eventually, the truth always comes out. But along the way, we also see that necessity—like the political necessity to cover up …Continue reading "Worldwide cover-up of Abortion/Breast Cancer link continues to mount, plays catch-up"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of next week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be re-posting columns that ran over the last year. Many will be strictly educational while some will about remind us of notable …Continue reading "Abortion and Breast Cancer: Denial reaches Asian research"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. It took just over a year—after a new meta-analysis of Chinese abortion-breast cancer link (ABC link) studies corroborated the link between having an induced abortion and a heightened risk of breast cancer—for a new Chinese meta-analysis to attempt to throw cold water on the link. In this instance, it’s a study …Continue reading "A new Chinese meta-analysis compiles old data, bad data to try to minimize Abortion and Breast Cancer link"
By Joel Brind, Ph.D. Where to begin to expose the over-the-top dishonesty of abortion advocate Dr. David Grimes’ piece on abortion and breast cancer posted on Feb. 26 in the Huffington Post Blog (“Abortion and Breast Cancer: How Abortion Foes Got it Wrong“)? Not surprisingly Grimes begins by announcing dismissively that the abortion-breast cancer connection …Continue reading "Denial of the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link gets Curiouser and Curiouser"