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Bra Breast Cancer
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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No: Correct bra size has no bearing on breast cancer risk. ...Read more
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
No: This is not a cause of breast cancer. ...Read more
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
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
No: This does not happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not true: Sleeping with a bra on will not cause breast cancer. ...Read more
I keep hearing wearing a bra at night can give you cancer. Can sports bra's really give you breast cancer?
No: This screwy claim was made up by a single anti-brassiere militant in the 1990s. Ignore it. ...Read more
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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
No, not true: This is one of those myths that has been going around yet it has no good basis. ...Read more
No: No, this is false.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Please explain what are the chances of getting breast cancer when you're always on your coiled bra?
My right breast feels heavy, especially when I remove my bra, and sometimes hurts when I bend over. Could this be a sign of breast cancer?
Maybe: Any breast change requires further medical evaluation. Call your PCP for appt on Monday. ...Read more
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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
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
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?
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
NO: It doesn't matter how she sleeps, with or without bra, clothing, etc. Breast cancer is not caused by contact. ...Read more
No: This doesn't happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: There are no studies that suggest wearing a bra to bed is assoc with increased risk of breast cancer. ...Read more
Not true: This screwy claim was made up with no basis by a single anti-brassiere militant in the 1990s. Ignore it. ...Read more
What to do if I have breast cancer do I have to wear a bra are a sport bra to bed are all the time?
Maybe.: Only if makes you feel comfortable. Otherwise you don't need it. ...Read more
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
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