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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

What To Make Of New Breast Cancer Research On Black Women

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- New research suggests that bad genes may be responsible for more breast cancer cases in black women than has been previously known. About 1...

Breast Cancer Marker Highlighted By Angelina Jolie 'Surprisingly Common' Among Blacks, Study Finds

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensi...

Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

In addition to the traditionally acknowledged risk factors for breast cancer, scientists are increasingly coming to understand that many chemicals commonly found in products we use daily may also be contributing to the very high incidence of breast cancer.

Prevention of Breast Cancer: An Urgent Priority

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

We are all exposed to environmental factors that might ratchet up the risk of cancer. This report offers all of us the hope of staving off a substantial number of breast cancer cases in the coming decades.

Catherine Pearson

Does Breast Size Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.05.2012 | Women

Researchers at a commercial DNA testing service say they have found a handful of genes that help determine whether a woman spends her life as an A cup...

Many Breast Cancer Risk Factors Can Be Controlled: Report

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living

SAN ANTONIO -- Women concerned about breast cancer should worry less about cellphones and hair dyes and worry more about weighing or drinking too much...

10 Ways To Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Staness Jonekos | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

Today I celebrate my health by lowering my breast cancer risk factors. Today I honor my breast health empowered. Today I do a breast self-exam.