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Breast-Feeding Reduced Risk for ER/PR-Negative Breast Cancer

Women who had children but did not breast-feed had about 1.5 times the risk for ER/PR-negative breast cancer when compared with a control population.

Can Nipple Piercings Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

Despite the rumors, nipple piercings cannot increase your risk of breast cancer. Here’s what you should be worried about instead.

Tobacco Industry Profits Estimated $35 Billion With Almost 6 Million Annual Deaths

Tobacco use is one of the main preventable risk factors for cancer. In 2010, tobacco industry’s profit was equivalent to US $6,000 for each death caused by tobacco.

How To Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer With Exercise

Studies have shown that exercise helps prevent breast cancer through a variety of different ways.

The Breast Cancer and Paraben Link

A recent breast cancer study found that there may be a connection between breast cancer and parabens.

Exercise, Even Mild Physical Activity, May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A new analysis has found that physical activity – either mild or intense and before or after menopause – may reduce breast cancer risk.

Recent Study Connects Working Night Shifts With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

The journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine published a study that may confirm a relationship between night shift work and an increase in breast cancer risk as much as 40% higher then a day shift worker.

Avoid These Human Carcinogens For Breast Health

A complete list of known, probable, and possible cancer-causing substances from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Environmental Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Your health, and by extension your breast health, involves reducing your exposure and your family’s exposure to known carcinogens and questionable chemicals.

Childbearing May Increase Risk of Hormone Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer in African-American Women

African-American women are at higher risk for hormone receptor-negative breast cancer, one of the most difficult subtypes to treat, but this risk could be ameliorated somewhat by breast-feeding their children.