True or False: 10 Theories About Breast Cancer

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  • breast cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • breast cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“There is Nothing You Can Do to Help Prevent Breast Cancer”

FALSE: Researchers have found that being overweight or obese increases a woman's risk, particularly after menopause.  Exercising regularly has been reported to decrease risk by as much as 25 percent, and women who don't drink alcohol were found to have a decreased risk of developing breast, throat, esophagus and liver cancers than women who drank more than one alcoholic drink per day. (Source: The American Cancer Society)

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