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Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Reduce Your Risk Tip#1

1. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less than 25) throughout your life. Weight gain in midlife, independent of BMI, has been shown to significantly increase breast cancer risk. Additionally, an elevated BMI has been conclusively shown to increase the risk … Continue reading

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Did you forget *again*

Has another month gone by and you realise you never got around to doing that all important self exam? Did you know nearly 70% of all breast cancers are found through self-exams and with early detection the 5-year survival rate … Continue reading

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