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Women often want to know what factors contribute to developing breast cancer so they can avoid them or understand why they have breast cancer. However, while certain factors like breast density or Hormone Replacement Therapy are thought to potentially lead to breast cancer, there are plenty of people with these risk factors who do not have cancer, or people who do not have these risk factors that do develop breast cancer.

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Reproductive Choices and Breast Cancer… Thank you, Sara, for such a comprehensive look at how hormone exposure…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on New Study: Alcohol Increases Risk of… It's true, it's a constand standoff between a public eager for information,…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on It's Time to Pay Attention to your Heart Thanks for sharing this important information, Phyllis. Sometimes it's hard to…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted SABCS: Breast Cancer Breakthroughs A roundup of news from the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), the…

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