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Are Big Feet Related to Breast Cancer?

Posted Jun 18 2009 1:51pm


Women with bigger feet (the average UK shoe size is a five), trunk and shoulder breadth in childhood had a greater risk of breast cancer, according to a study at Bristol University.

An increased foot size might be linked to greater calorie intake during childhood, which has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.

Source:Mail Online

Dr. Nirenberg’s Comments:

This is one of those interesting, but probably useless facts. At best, it may mean that women with large feet should have more mamograms.

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