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Breast Cancer Causes

Breast Cancer's Evolution

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgToday, there are many more chemicals in greater volume in the environment that are hormonally active and therefore interact with breast cells in detrimental ways. One hundred years ago, they didn't exist and breast cancer was a relatively uncommon disease.

Breast Cancer Research: To Get Answers, We Need Women

Susan M. Love | Posted 07.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

The vast majority of women who get breast cancer have none of the known risk factors. Obviously we are missing something big.

Breast Cancer Genes Not Worsened By Lifestyle

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Genes that make women more susceptible to breast cancer don't have any link to lifestyle factors that also raise their risk, a new stud...

Study: Family History Can Trump Breast Cancer Gene Test

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — If breast cancer runs in the family, women can be at high risk even if they test free of the disease's most common gene mutations, ...

25 Breast Cancer Myths And Misunderstandings

Health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

1. Myth: Only women with a family history of breast cancer are at risk. Reality: Roughly 70% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no identifiab...