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If I eat fries more than twice a week am I more prone to breast cancer?

If I eat fries more than twice a week am I more prone to breast cancer?

Probably Not: While there is no clear link between french fries and the incidence of cancer, there is clear evidence between obesity and increased cancer rates. Maintaining a healthy body weight, eating a healthy diet and performing recommended cancer screenings are your best choices. ...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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What are the main causes of breast cancer? Does fibrocytic changes are prone to breast cancer?

See NCI Cancer Risk: On the web for a fairly full list of risks. Fibrocystic changes of the breast are normal for women in the us, and are not related to cancer risk. ...Read more

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What can you eat if you have a breast cancer?

What can you eat if you have a breast cancer?

Healthy: There are no food restrictions related to breast cancer. Eat healthy foods. Do not need to avoid specific foods. ...Read more

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Can a woman who has had breast cancer eat soy?

Can a woman who has had breast cancer eat soy?

Unkown: So far the data for eating soy is okay and may be beneficial. I usually recommend staying away for soy supplements (ex. Daily soy protein shakes, estroven) because of the estrogenic properties. ...Read more

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Will i improve my chances against breast cancer if i eat more soy? Do soy and soy products offer any protection against breast cancer? .

Will i improve my chances against breast cancer if i eat more soy? Do soy and soy products offer any protection against breast cancer?

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UNCERTAIN: Soy is healthy and safe. There is no convincing evidence that soy products protect against breast cancer but they are good in general and may help to reduce the risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Will i improve my chances against breast cancer if i eat more soy? Do soy and soy products offer any protection against breast cancer? .

Will i improve my chances against breast cancer if i eat more soy? Do soy and soy products offer any protection against breast cancer? 

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Uncertain: Research is uncertain in this area. An asian study showed less cancer in women who used high amouns of soy, but not sure it can be compared to us women. See this susang. Komen site: http://ww5.Komen.Org/contentsimpleleft.Aspx?Id=6442451776. ...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


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