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    • Breast Cancer in Men Fact Sheet No. 43 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2001-09)
      Breast cancer is a rare disease among men. Many of the risk factors for male breast cancer are the same or similar to the risk factors for breast cancer in women. The survival of men with breast cancer is lower than survival ...
    • Breast Cancer in Women from Different Racial/Ethnic Groups Fact Sheet No. 47 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-04)
      Women of different racial/ethnic backgrounds have different rates of breast cancer occurrence and survival from the disease. In general, women from lower socioeconomical groups, regardless of their race/ethnicity, have ...
    • Dairy Foods and the Risk of Breast Cancer Fact Sheet No. 33 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2000-04)
      The results of studies examining the relationship between eating dairy foods and breast cancer risk are inconsistent. Some studies showed a higher risk of breast cancer associated with eating dairy foods, others showed a ...
    • Dairy Products and Breast Cancer Risk Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-05)
      Bibliography on the breast cancer risk from consuming dairy products. Includes review articles and commentaries, clinical and human epidemiologic studies, animal studies and in vitro studies.
    • Diet and Lifestyle and Survival from Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-05)
      Bibliography on diet and lifestyle and survival from breast cancer. Includes reviews and commentaries, human clinical and epidemiologic studies, animal studies, and in vitro studies.
    • Diet and Lifestyle and Survival from Breast Cancer Fact Sheet No. 44 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2002-06)
      While diet and lifestyle have been associated with the risk of getting breast cancer, little is known about the effect of diet and lifestyle on breast cancer survival. Understanding the consequences of diet and lifestyle ...
    • Diet and Lifestyle Breast Cancer Risk Factors Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-03)
      Bibliography on diet and lifestyle factors and breast cancer risk. Includes review articles and human epidemiologic studies.
    • Dietary Carbohydrates and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 55 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-11)
      Carbohydrates in our diets affect the body's levels of blood glucose (blood sugar) and the hormone insulin, and insulin levels may directly or indirectly affect breast cancer risk. Aspects of carbohydrate metabolism that ...
    • Ethnicity and the Risk of Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-12)
      Bibliography on ethnicity and the risk of breast cancer. Includes reviews and commentaries, and references on human epidemiologic studies.
    • Family History, Inheritance, and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 48 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-07)
      All breast cancer results from multiple gene mutations. The initial mutation can be inherited from one's parents (familial breast cancer) or occur after conception (sporadic breast cancer). Inherited gene mutations play a ...
    • FAQ Diet: QA on herbal supplements and breast size 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-08)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: Are herbal pills effective to increase breast size?
    • FAQ Hormones: QA on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2006-08)
      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on breast cancer and environmental risk factors are submitted by web site clients and answers are provided by BCERF faculty and staff. FAQ: Does hormone replacement therapy increase breast ...
    • Herbal Medicines and Breast Cancer Risk Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-01)
      Bibliography on herbal medicines and breast cancer risk. Includes reviews and commentaries, and references on human epidemiologic studies.
    • Herbal Medicines and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 53 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2004-12)
      People have used herbal medicines throughout history and they are currently the most commonly used medicines world-wide. In spite of this, the effectiveness and safety of herbal medicines is less well demonstrated and ...
    • Hormone Treatments and the Risk of Breast Cancer Fact Sheet No. 40 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2002-07)
      Three recent clinical trials have changed the way postmenopausal hormone treatment is viewed. One of the trials was ended because of increases in breast cancer risk related to the treatment. Further, the decrease in the ...
    • Inheritance and the Risk of Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-12)
      Bibliography on inheritance and the risk of breast cancer. Includes review articles and commentaries, and references on human clinical studies and epidemiologic studies.
    • Ionizing Radiation and Breast Cancer Risk Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-05)
      Bibliography on ionizing radiation and breast cancer risk. Includes reviews and commentaries, and referenes on human epidemiologic studies.
    • Male Breast Cancer Risk Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-05)
      Bibliography on male breast cancer. Includes reviews and commentaries, human clinical studies, and human epidemiologic studies.
    • Meat, Poultry and Fish and the Risk of Breast Cancer Fact Sheet No. 39 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2000-06)
      Current research suggests that there is a possible relationship between eating meat, especially beef and cured meats, and an increase in the risk of breast cancer. This relationship is uncertain for eating other meats such ...
    • Meat, Poultry and Fish in the Diet and the Risk of Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2002-02)
      Bibliography of meat, poultry and fish in the diet and the risk of breast cancer. Includes reviews and commentaries, human epidemiologic studies, animal studies, and food composition references.