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The Anatomy And Early Warning Signs Of Breast Cancer

  Certain changes in the breast may be early signs of breast cancer. Knowing what these changes look like can help people access the right treatment, as soon as possible. Understanding the different parts of the breast and their functions can … Continue reading

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Study Shows Prenatal DDT Exposure Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

  During the 1960s, the pesticide DDT was in widespread use around the globe. Though the chemical is now banned from use in the US and many other countries due to health concerns, a new study finds women who were … Continue reading

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Study Shows Breast Cancer Less Likely To Recur In Women With History Of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is associated with a 30% overall decreased risk of breast cancer recurrence among women who have previously had one subtype of the disease, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The team behind … Continue reading

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Study Shows Ovary Removal Linked With 62% Reduction In BRCA1- Related Breast Cancer Deaths

  Women who carry either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene have a 70% likelihood of developing breast cancer during their lifetime, as well as high risks of second primary breast and ovarian cancers if they do develop breast cancer. Researchers from the Women’s College … Continue reading

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