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does massaging your breasts reduce breast cancer

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Healthy Lifestyle: The best things you can do include avoiding estrogen-progesterone pills, smoking, and radiation exposure. Exercise, a healthy diet, and avoidance of ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Healthy Lifestyle: The best things you can do include avoiding estrogen-progesterone pills, smoking, and radiation exposure. Exercise, a healthy low-fat diet, and avoid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Studies have shown that people who exercise daily may have a lower risk for breast cancer; this is particularly true for those that exercise prior to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: There are some increased breast cancer risks associated with obesity, hormone medication use, early age at first menstruation, late age at first child ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Healthy Lifestyle: The best things you can do include avoiding estrogen-progesterone pills, smoking, and radiation exposure. Exercise, a healthy diet, and avoidance of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Lifestyle: I would suggest living a healthy lifestyle. Do not smoke, and try to maintain a healthy weight, as a high fat diet and being overweight are known to ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
"anti-estrogens": Great question. Breast cancer is associated with prolonged high estrogen levels (early menarche, late menopause, children later in life, estrogen rep ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Weight and smoking: There are many known and unknown factors for the risk of breast cancer - these include genetic factors, gender, age, age when menstrual cycles started ... Read More
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Dr. David Serlin
20 years experience Family Medicine
The : The short answer is yes, for both mom and baby girls. How much does it reduce the risk is more debatable. It also reduces the risk of ovarian and po ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Jury out: Hormones given to women have not been proven to increase risk of breast cancer, but most practioners who know about those issues try to stay away from ... Read More
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