Breast Cancer

Steps You Can Take to Prevent Breast Cancer

  “About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer,” according to research… read more

Breast Cancer and Modifiable Risk Factors

Obesity has a complicated relationship to breast cancer risk. Multiple studies have suggested that obesity is associated with both an increased risk of developing breast cancer and worse prognosis after onset. Components such as body mass index (BMI), weight, weight gain and waist to hip ratio have all been positively associated with higher risk of… read more