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Breast Cancer Risks

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...

Can Teen Drinking Increase Risk For Breast Cancer?

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Teen

By Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay Reporter Teenage girls and young adult women who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol appear to increase their risk...

Catherine Pearson

Three Drinks A Week May Up Risk For This Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Sipping just three alcoholic beverages per week may lead to modest increases in breast cancer risk, according to a large new study. Researchers, w...

How Multiple Diseases Affect Breast Cancer Survival

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living

Older women who have breast cancer are less likely to survive if they also also diagnosed with another disease, according to a sweeping new study rele...

Smoking Ups Breast Cancer Risk For Normal And Overweight Women

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

-- Smoking raises the risk of breast cancer for healthy-weight and overweight women but not for those who are obese, new research suggests. It's a f...