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Breast cancer affects people around the world and has been voted by women as their number one health fear. Therefore, women often like to know whether they are at risk for this cancer. The risk increases as you get older, but can also be affected by factors such as weight, diet and pregnancy among others. Nevertheless, a large percentage of women who develop breast cancer have no known risk factors.

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted Young Women and Breast Cancer: Genetic… Due in part to improved screening technology, many more women than ever…

03/29/16

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted Can Teens Reduce Future Breast Cancer…   March is National Nutrition Month – the perfect opportunity…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on “Is This Normal?” 10 Reasons to… PJ, Thanks for calling attention to all those "non-lump" cancer symptoms. …

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Long indent on side of breast, had… Leslie, I'm sorry you're having to go through this. With your ultrasound and…

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