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Breast Cancer
Articles and resources to inspire you to take charge of your health and well being.

Cortisol, Stress and Breast Cancer star
We hear a lot today about cortisol, especially in the context of weight loss. But did you know that monitoring your cortisol levels plays an important role in reducing your risk of breast cancer as well?

Ductal Lavage star
Ductal lavage is a procedure that collects cells from the milk ducts of the breast which can then be analyzed for precancerous changes. Is this something you should consider?

GINA Signed Into Law star
GINA was signed into law May 21, 2008. How will this affect you?

Healthy Choices Reduce Breast Cancer Risk star
Breast cancer survivors know that being proactive is the key ingredient to feeling empowered. Here are some easy ways to take charge of your diet and lifestyle to reduce the risk of breast cancer for you and your loved ones.

Lack Of Sleep And Aggressive Breast Cancers star
Can lack of sleep lead to more aggressive breast cancers and a higher incidence of breast cancer recurrence? Read about a fascinating study that suggests it can.

No Breast Cancer - Guaranteed! star
Controversial screening deals hefty blow to hereditary breast cancer, but may pave the way for "designer babies".

Obesity and Breast Cancer star
Does obesity affect your risk of getting breast cancer? Further research says yes. Read on for details.

Reduce Your Risk of BPA Contamination star
Chances are you're a little confused about BPA and its link to breast cancer. I know I was. Maybe you take your water bottle out of the hot car right away. But did you know you're at risk when you pay for your groceries? Read on for some valuable information!

Sugar and Breast Cancer star
Does eating sugar cause breast cancer? In a word, no. Of course not. If you have a Snickers bar, it will not give you cancer.If we dig a little deeper, however, there are some interesting schools of thought around sugar and the role it plays in our cancer diagnosis.

The Cancer Project star[offsite link]
The Cancer Project, founded by Neal Barnard, M.D., seeks to advance “cancer prevention and survival through nutrition, education and research.” Provides free, direct assistance to people diagnosed with cancer.

The Sister Study star
Enrollment is still open in the Sister Study. Find out more about this landmark study and the people behind it.

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer star
Vitamin D shows promise in reducing the risk of developing breast cancer as well as preventing its spread.

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