Oral contraceptives examinations

Patient

Q: Hello!
I am thinking of starting oral contraceptives and i was wondering which are the examinations i must be put through before i start the pill... i am 20 and i have no history of heart attacks or strokes in my famiy... My grandmother had breast cancer 2 yrs ago but the doctors said because she was over 70 it is not heritable..

Thank you for the answer in advance!!

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