Top Breast Cancer Stories From 2013

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  • Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy Sparks National Debate
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway Came Out As a Breast Cancer Survivor
  • Losing Weight Reduces Your Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Black Women More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer
  • Black Breast Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Heart Failure
  • School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk
  • Black Women With Breast Cancer Are More At Risk for PSTD
  • 3D Mammograms May Detect Breast Cancer Better
  • The Major Breast Cancer Headlines
  • Women of Color More Likely to Underestimate Breast Cancer Risk
  • FDA Approves First Pre-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Cancer Increasing Among African-Americans
  • BRCA1 and BRCA2 More Common Among Black Women

Losing Weight Reduces Your Risk of Breast Cancer

A new study found that obese women are four times more likely to develop inflammatory breast cancer, USA Today reported. Past research from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggests that 25 percent of all breast cancer cases in women could be avoided with weight loss and regular exercise.

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