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How substantially can we as individuals reduce our risk of contracting cancer by changing behaviors? According to two recent studies, there is much you can do to control and decrease your risk, as simple changes in behavior offer the potential … Continue reading

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Almost everybody knows someone who’s been affected by breast cancer, which is the most common cancer among women. At some point in their life 1 of every 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease. In honor of Breast Cancer … Continue reading

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Ladies, that swath of fabric snapped around your rib cage is not a death trap. A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found that among 1,500 women, there was no association between bra wearing and breast-cancer risk, … Continue reading

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High cholesterol may actually “fuel” breast cancer growth, as reported in the Washington Post: According to a study published in the journal Science, researchers at Duke University Medical Center found that a common byproduct of cholesterol may foster the growth … Continue reading

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Women who undergo hormone-replacement therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms of menopause are at increased risk of developing all categories of breast cancer, a new study has found, according this media report: [According to] the study, postmenopausal women on hormone replacement … Continue reading

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As does Dr. Chris Flowers in the video above fro ABC News, watch at this link as breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness describes the use of ultrasound in diagnosing and treating breast cancer. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit … Continue reading

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Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A new study by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that most women diagnosed with cancer in one breast have a very low risk of it … Continue reading

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New research by scientists at Kaiser Permanente and published in the November 2012 issue of the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment – abstract available at this link – found that women with strong social networks have a lower mortality … Continue reading

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