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Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Risk.See How

Women who have a certain genetic marker may be at increased risk for breast cancer, especially if they are overweight or obese, a new study suggests. In the study, white women with the genetic marker were nearly 70 percent more likely to have breast cancer compared to those without the …

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What women with breast cancer should know about Estrogens

One of every eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over her lifetime. Eighty percent of those cancers are fueled in part by estrogens. One treatment for women whose breast cancer is fueled by estrogen – or what is often called estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer …

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Breast Cancer Deaths Decline with Early Diagnosis

Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In fact, about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. A man’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is only about 1 in 1,000. In 2016, an estimated …

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