• Gum disease increases women's risk of breast cancer

    7 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers from the University of Santa Maria in Brazil believe the bacteria that cause mouth inflammation enter the circulation via the gums where they go into breast tissue and cause tumours.
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  • Combined score enhances understanding of breast cancer risk

    Combined score enhances understanding of breast cancer risk

    7 days ago - By Healio

    SAN ANTONIO - A risk score based on clinical, familial and genetic factors improved 5-year and lifetime predictions of breast cancer risk among women who tested negative for hereditary cancer mutations, according to results of a validation study presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
    “For women with a family history of breast cancer who tested negative for a hereditary cancer mutation, there was a need to provide them additional information about their remaining lifetime risk for breast cancer,” Johnathan Lancaster, MD, PhD, chief medical officer of Myriad
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  • Birth Control Tied to Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

    7 days ago - By Web MD

    Still, experts cautioned that the absolute risk of breast cancer for any one woman on the Pill remains very low.
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  • WATCH: Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk: Study

    7 days ago - By ABC News

    Women using hormonal birth control methods - from the pill, to the ring and implants - appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark.
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  • All forms of hormonal contraception up breast cancer risk

    All forms of hormonal contraception up breast cancer risk

    7 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A study led by the University of Aberdeen found the combined pill and progestogen-only pill have same risk, as do non-oral products such as the hormone-intrauterine system .
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