Study: IUD's May Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 3:31 PM EDT

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Study: IUD's May Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 3:31 PM EDT

A study released this week shows that use of an IUD birth control device might also help protect women against developing cervical cancer, according to a story in USA Today.

According to the report, the research shows women who used IUD's had almost half the risk of cervical cancer as other women. The research combined data from 26 studies and included more than 20,000 women.

Read the USA Today story HERE.