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Study Looks at Black Cohosh and Risk

A new study suggests that black cohosh may possibly reduce breast cancer risk.

 
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Grilled Meats Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk

In this small study, women who ate more grilled meat had a higher risk of breast cancer. Aspirin seemed to offer some protection, but more research is needed.

Nov 15, 2006 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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No Link Between Coffee and Risk

A new study provides more evidence that there seems to be no link between caffeine and breast cancer risk.

Oct 13, 2008 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Eating Soy May Turn on Genes Linked to Cancer Growth

Study suggests that for some women adding a medium amount of soy to their diets turns on genes that can cause cancer to grow.

Sep 5, 2014 | Diagnosis, Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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Grilled, Barbecued, and Smoked Meats Seem to Increase Risk

New study suggests increased breast cancer risk for post-menopausal women who consume barbecued meats.

May 3, 2007 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Can Eating Soy as a Child Reduce Risk?

Eating soy as a child seems to offer breast cancer protection, but there are lifestyle factors to consider.

Nov 14, 2006 | Ethnicity, Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Study Suggests Organic Foods May Not Be More Nutritious, but Also Points Out How Much We Don't Know

An analysis of 237 studies didn't show that organic foods are substantially healthier than conventionally produced foods, but there were some limitations in the studies that were analyzed.

Sep 5, 2012 | Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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Study Suggests Full-Fat Dairy Products May Be Linked to Worse Survival

A study suggests that women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer who eat full-fat dairy products after diagnosis are more likely to die from breast cancer than women who eat low-fat dairy products after diagnosis.

Mar 27, 2013 | Diagnosis, Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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Women Often Take Antioxidants During Breast Cancer Treatment

Many women being treated for breast cancer are taking at least one antioxidant supplement, often at levels much higher than recommended in a healthy diet.

 
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Does a Low-Fat Diet Reduce the Risk of Dying From Breast Cancer?

The Women's Health Initiative Trial suggests that postmenopausal women who reduced the amount of fat they ate seem to have a 21% lower risk of dying from breast cancer.

May 17, 2019 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Research Suggests Olive Oil Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk, but There Are Questions About Study

Before you run out and buy a gallon of olive oil, there are some important points about the study you should know.

Oct 8, 2015 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Older Biological Age Compared to Chronological Age Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Research suggests that if a woman's biological age is older than her chronological age, her risk of breast cancer is increased; still, this absolute increase is small.

Feb 28, 2019 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Taking Certain Supplements Before and During Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer May Be Risky

A small study suggests that people who took antioxidant supplements before and during chemotherapy to treat breast cancer may have a higher risk of recurrence and death.

Jan 9, 2020 | Chemotherapy and Nutrition
 
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Trans Fats May Increase Risk

Eating a lot of trans fats may increase breast cancer risk.

Apr 11, 2008 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Soy Foods Seem OK for Women Who've Been Diagnosed

A new study found that Chinese women diagnosed with breast cancer who ate a diet rich in soy foods had a lower risk of dying of breast cancer and a lower risk of breast cancer coming back compared to women diagnosed with breast cancer who didn't eat a lot of soy.

Dec 8, 2009 | Diagnosis, Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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Low-Fat Diet and Weight Loss Improves Survival in Some Women

Eating a low-fat diet and losing weight improved survival in women diagnosed with early-stage, hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer.

Dec 16, 2014 | Diagnosis, Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Eating Soy Foods May Offer Benefits for Women Diagnosed With Hormone-Receptor-Negative Disease

Eating soy foods may help improve survival in women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer.

Mar 8, 2017 | Diagnosis and Nutrition
 
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No Clear Link Between Eating Fat and Risk

While there is no clear link between the amount of fat a woman eats and her risk of breast cancer, a new study shows that a diet high in unsaturated fat seems to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women older than 50.

Dec 21, 2007 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Folate Doesn't Seem to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Folate has important benefits for health and preventing birth defects, but there is no research that shows that it reduces breast cancer risk.

Nov 20, 2006 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
 
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Can Coffee Reduce Risk?

New research suggests that drinking five or more cups of coffee per day may reduce the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, particularly hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer.

May 13, 2011 | Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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Soy Supplement Doesn't Ease Hot Flashes or Prevent Bone Loss

Menopausal women who took isoflavone tablets every day for 2 years didn't get any relief from hot flashes; the isoflavone tablets also didn't prevent bone loss.

 
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Most Women Treated for Breast Cancer Take Dietary Supplements, Many Not Aware of Interactions With Hormonal Therapy

Up to 80% of women treated for breast cancer take at least one dietary supplement, but many women are not aware that the supplements they're taking may interact with hormonal therapy medicines.

Dec 21, 2020 | Diagnosis and Nutrition
 
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Vitamin D Doesn't Seem to Be Linked to Recurrence Risk or Survival Rates, but There Are Questions About Study

A large study suggests that there is no link between vitamin D and overall survival or disease-free survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer with a high risk of recurrence. Still, there are questions about the study.

Jun 11, 2014 | Diagnosis, Nutrition and Risk Factors
 
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New Dietary Guidelines Issued, Focus on Dietary Patterns

The U.S. government has released new dietary guidelines; reactions from experts are mixed.

Jan 8, 2016 | Risk Factors and Nutrition
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