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Health Tip: Risk Factors for Breast Cancer


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Although many risk factors for breast cancer cannot be controlled -- such as genetic mutations, age, and family history -- others are associated with lifestyle choices. The American Cancer Society offers this list of lifestyle factors that may increase a woman's risk of breast cancer: * Having no children. * Using oral contraceptives, depending on at what age and for how long they were taken. * Using post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT). * Abuse of alcohol. ....Continued on http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20070508/hl_hsn/healthtipriskfactorsforbreastcancer;_ylt=Avc6hzacx.i7ZgbfDQTxaGyWSbYF
 
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