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Does wearing padded bras cause breast cancer?

Does wearing padded bras cause breast cancer?

Not that we know of: There are no data showing padded bra as the cause of cancer. If you wear padded bras, make sure they are not too tight and are comfortable. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can putting your cell phone in your bra cause breast cancer?

Can putting your cell phone in your bra cause breast cancer?

No medical: Evidence to support or refute this causation. It is probably not a good idea to keep it there all the time. ...Read more

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Do bras cause breast cancer by not allowing natural cooling of the mammary glands?

Do bras cause breast cancer by not allowing natural cooling of the mammary glands?

No: I do not believe there is any evidence for bras increasing cancer risk. Wear what is pleasing to you aesthetically and comfortably. ...Read more

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Could keeping my phone in my bra eventually cause breast cancer?

Could keeping my phone in my bra eventually cause breast cancer?

No: There is no known relation. And the phone emmits nothing that can ionize molecules that could lead to cancer. I would however not depend on what we don't know and keep the phone in your purse or elsewhere. ...Read more

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Putting your phone in your bra may cause breast cancer? I use to do that years ago I stopped I have been checked since then many times and nothing

Putting your phone in your bra may cause breast cancer? I use to do that years ago I stopped I have been checked since then many times and nothing

Just not true: The claim that bras cause cancer was made up by a crackpot in the 1990s. If cell phones caused cancer, Putin would stop using his and so would our CIA. ...Read more

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Does wearing bra containing sponge cause breast cancer? Or there any relation between bra and cancer?

Does wearing bra containing sponge cause breast cancer? Or there any relation between bra and cancer?

No relation: While breast cancer likely has many causes, the most important factors are genetics and exposure to hormones. No relationship to clothing has been established. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will you get breast cancer if you wear a bra to bed?

Will you get breast cancer if you wear a bra to bed?

No: It is a myth that wearing a bra to bed, wearing an underwire bra, or wearing a bra that's too tight causes breast cancer. I wish it was that easy! ...Read more

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Can underwire bras really clog your tissues and give you breast cancer?

No, not true: This is one of those myths that has been going around yet it has no good basis. ...Read more

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Was told that wearing a cup bra to be and actually 24/7 can give you breast cancer, is this true?

Was told that wearing a cup bra to be and actually 24/7 can give you breast cancer, is this true?

That's baloney: This is the invention of a kook who militantly opposes brassieres. He's nuts. Ignore it. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the chances of getting breast cancer when you're always on your coiled bra?

Please explain what are the chances of getting breast cancer when you're always on your coiled bra?

No increased risk: The claims that you can get cancer from your bra was made up with no evidence whatsoever by an anti-brassiere crackpot in the 1990's. It's just not true. Ignore it. ...Read more

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Can you get breast cancer when you are older from wearing a bra 24/7?

Can you get breast cancer when you are older from wearing a bra 24/7?

No, a breast myth.: A book called “dressed to kill” indicated underwire bras restricted lymphatic drainage & led to accumulation of toxins in the breast. It was theorized this contributed to development of breast cancer. However, lymphatic drainage from the breast is not downward (gravity) – it moves towards the axilla (arm pit). The author's conclusions were not based on medical science & are not deemed accurate. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is true you can get breast cancer by carrying things in your bra?

Unless you are: Carrying radioactive materials in your bra _ then no. I know of no studies or data that suggests that this causes breast cancer. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear a bra 24 hours a day? I heard it is a factor contributing to breast cancer is thst true?

Bra is safe: There is no objective scientific evidence linking the use of bras to breast cancer. ...Read more

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I'm going smtimes in solarium for 10 min with break then 15 min without wearing bra. How big is a chance of breast cancer?

I'm going smtimes in solarium for 10 min with break then 15 min without wearing bra. How big is a chance of breast cancer?

Skin cancer: The risk is not for breast cancer but for skin cancer in general and melanoma in particular. It would be prudent to not expose yourself to UV radiation. ...Read more

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Can you get breast cancer from sleeping with a bra?

Can you get breast cancer from sleeping with a bra?

No: If wearing a bra is felt to induce problems because of trauma to the breast, cancer is never caused by trauma. Occasionally trauma has brought attention to the presence of a tumor. Cancer is a 3 stage event and usually induced over a period of time, initially by a virus, followed by a carcinogen or possible separate virus such as EBV which doesn't induce Ca but enhances telomerase. ...Read more

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Can a woman get breast cancer from. Sleeping with her bra on?

Can a woman get breast cancer from. Sleeping with her bra on?

NO: It doesn't matter how she sleeps, with or without bra, clothing, etc. Breast cancer is not caused by contact. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you wear a bra while you are sleeping it will cause breast cancer?

Is it true that if you wear a bra while you are sleeping it will cause breast cancer?

No: There are no studies that suggest wearing a bra to bed is assoc with increased risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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I wear a bra all day and all night when I am sleeping, could this cause breast cancer?

I wear a bra all day and all night when I am sleeping, could this cause breast cancer?

Not true: This screwy claim was made up with no basis by a single anti-brassiere militant in the 1990s. Ignore it. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Definition)

Occurs when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. Often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast ...Read more


Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Breast Carcinoma (Definition)

Most breast cancers are carcinomas. This is a type of breast cancer. These cancers start in the cells that line organs and tissues. In fact, breast cancers are often a type of carcinoma called adenocarcinoma, which starts in cells that make glands (glandular tissue). Breast adenocarcinomas start in the ducts (the milk ducts) or ...Read more


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