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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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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Definition)

Breast cancer results when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. The growth occurs initially inside the ducts but eventually breaks outside into the breast tissue and ultimately spreads both to the lymph nodes in the armpit and via the bloodstream to other parts of the body. Because of the promoting affect of estrogen almost all breast cancer occurs in women and is a rarity in men. The unregulated growth is due to both inherited and acquired genetic defects. It is the most common malignancy in women but it 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


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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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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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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

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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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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


Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Breast Carcinoma (Definition)

Breast carcinoma is a type of cancer where this uncontrolled growth of breast cells. Symptoms can include breast lumps, pain, and weight ...Read more