A Type of Obesity You Can’t See May Raise Your Breast Cancer Risk

Women of normal weight may still have excess body fat, which is linked with a higher risk of breast cancer.

In their quest to gain a better understanding of what causes breast cancer, researchers have identified several risk factors, including getting older, early menstruation (before age 12) and/or late menopause (after age 55), family or personal history of breast cancer, mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, having dense breasts, and radiation treatment to the […]


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