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U.S. Government Admits CT Scans Are a Major Cause of Breast Cancer That They Are Supposed To Detect

Prevent Disease Findings from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have found that CT (computed tomography) scans are a major cause of the breast cancer they are supposed to detect, and women should avoid all ‘just-in-case’ and routine screening, a US … Continue reading

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Breast cancer link to working nights: Three late shifts a week ‘doubles the risk of disease’

Jenny Hope Daily Mail Women who work night shifts are at higher risk of breast cancer, warn researchers. Their findings suggest working at night increases the chances of the disease by 40 per cent. Women working more than two night … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Risk Drops When Diet Includes Walnuts, Researchers Find

Source: Science Daily The risk of breast cancer dropped significantly in mice when their regular diet included a modest amount of walnut, Marshall University researchers report in the journal Nutrition and Cancer. The study, led by Elaine Hardman, Ph.D., of … Continue reading

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Beating Cancer with Nutrition – Turmeric Slows Spread of Breast Cancer

Mike Barrett Natural Society Are you interested in beating cancer with nutrition? Mainstream medical practices for cancer treatment have been shown to be both dangerous and ineffective, lending further merit to the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a … Continue reading

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How Chemicals Affect Us

Nicholas D. Kristof New York Times Scientists are observing with increasing alarm that some very common hormone-mimicking chemicals can have grotesque effects. A widely used herbicide acts as a female hormone and feminizes male animals in the wild. Thus male … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Potential Link Between Drinking Alcohol And Breast Cancer

PR Newswire SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A research team this week will present findings that they say may finally explain the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer. “Cells have different mechanisms to remove toxic substances, such as … Continue reading

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Long use of any hormones raises women’s breast cancer risk

USA Today CHICAGO – New research suggests that long-term use of any type of hormones to ease menopause symptoms can raise a woman’s risk of breast cancer. It is already known that taking pills that combine estrogen and progestins — … Continue reading

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Even a little alcohol raises breast cancer risk in women

Press TV Women who even consume one alcoholic drink per day are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer than their non-drinker counterparts, German researchers say. After reviewing 100 prior studies, Helmut K. Seitz and colleagues at the University … Continue reading

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Protein ‘jailbreak’ helps breast cancer cells live

David Orenstein EurekAlert PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — If the fight against breast cancer were a criminal investigation, then the proteins survivin, HDAC6, CBP, and CRM1 would be among the shadier figures. In that vein, a study to be published … Continue reading

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Few young women with cancer take steps to preserve fertility during treatments

Jennifer Beal EurekAlert A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy. Also, certain groups of young women are more likely to do so than others. Published … Continue reading

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