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Breast risk factors

A risk factor is anything that increases the possibility of getting a disease. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, we know that exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for developing skin cancer and that smoking is a risk factor for cancers of the lung, mouth, ...

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The Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer fatalities in women throughout the world. A lot more men are also suffering and dying from the disease these days. Unfortunately, like other types of cancers, the cause of this type of cancer is still a mystery. Researchers have for ...

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Think You Are Too Young to Develop Breast Cancer?

Unfortunately, I am seeing younger and younger women being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. The youngest woman that consulted with me was 19 years of age! What would cause this onslaught of increased Breast Cancer risk for women of such a young age? About 7% of newly diagnosed Breast Cancer cases ...

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Breast Cancer: Causes and Prevention

Cancer has been one of the leading illnesses in our present time. In fact, in the latest report from Reuters, patients infected with this disease has increased by 8.2M in the year 2012. One of the leading cancer illnesses that has been reported is breast cancer. In the U.S. alone, ...

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