The annual rate of newly-diagnosed breast cancer cases has stayed the same for the last 10 years – more prevention is needed! Here are 5 scientifically-supported ways to cut your risk of getting breast cancer by as much as 70%.
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Each year, some 230,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in American women, and about one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point. Breast cancer represents the second-most common cancer in women after skin cancer, and it’s the second-leading cause of death in women
The realization that conventional hormone replacement therapy increased cancer and heart disease risk was a devastating blow to millions of women who were desperately seeking relief from hot flashes, brittle bones, and weight gain. Fortunately, today there’s another option that is quite effective and much safer.
In 2013, actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had both of her breasts removed after genetic testing indicated she was at increased risk of breast cancer. Her announcement came about five years after actress Christina Applegate underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with early-stage cancer in one breast. Media
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Although there is no specific “breast cancer prevention diet,” certain dietary and lifestyle patterns have been linked with a lower incidence of breast cancer.
“Diets high in plant foods and low in red and processed meat will help you maintain an ideal body weight, which is protective against postmenopausal breast cancer,”
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Antioxidants have different effects on breast cancer patients. In a five-year study of nearly 2,300 women with early-stage breast cancer, those who used either vitamin C or E had a lower risk of recurrence than those who did not use them, while women who regularly used a mix of carotenoids
Let’s face it. The statistics for breast cancer are alarming. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 192,370 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2009. Of those, 40,610 will die. On the positive side, these numbers represent an overall decrease since the 1990s, which researchers attribute to
The soy-breast cancer controversy is hot, but it’s nothing new’the relationship has been debated for almost 20 years. A workshop sponsored by the National Cancer Institute in 1990 concluded that soybeans contain cancer-preventive properties, and should be the subject of research. This sparked a global interest in the humble soybean,