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Breast Cancer

You might be surprised to learn that breast cancer is on the rise in both men and women. Learn the facts about breast cancer, as well as the importance of early detection in saving lives.

Diet and Breast Cancer: Increased Risk with Weight Gain

Gaining weight may not be the issue with a poor diet. Learn how what you eat can hurt your health and potentially threaten your life.

Diet and Breast Cancer: Increased Risk with Weight Gain

Weight Gain - Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Among post-menopausal women, the age group most susceptible to breast cancer, the evidence continues to implicate weight gain as a risk factor for breast cancer.

In one recent study, obese women in their post-childbearing years had a 3.2 times greater chance of getting breast cancer than women of a healthy weight. The researchers took into account several other factors that affect breast cancer risk, including a woman’s age, age at menopause, family history of breast cancer, and history of childbearing.

In the video below, BistroMD's founding physician, Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D., explains the relationship between breast cancer and your diet, and how eating the right foods can help reduce your risk.


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Written By bistroMD Team. Published on November 07, 2012. Updated on June 17, 2019.


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