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    • 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.
    • Obesity and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 56 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2008-01)
      Obesity is well established as a risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer. Studies of body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer risk have found that postmenopausal women whose BMI falls in the obese category have about ...
    • Obesity and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 57 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2008-01)
      Obesity has been associated with increased risk of a number of types of cancer. The risk of cancers of the colon and rectum, breast, body of the uterus (endometrium), kidney and esophagus have all been associated with ...
    • Phytoestrogens and the Risk of Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2002-02)
      Bibliography on the breast cancer risk of phytoestrogens. Includes reviews and commentaries, human clinical and human epidemiologic studies, animal studies, in vitro studies, food composition references, and studies and ...
    • Phytoestrogens and the Risk of Breast Cancer, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 1 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2001-07)
      Phytoestrogens are plant estrogens found in soy, cereal brans and beans, and flaxseed. This fact sheet describes what is known about whether breast cancer risk is affected by consuming phytoestrogens.
    • Postmenopausal Hormone Treatment, Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Breast Cancer 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-01)
      Bibliography on hormone therapy (post-menopausal hormones and oral contraceptives) and the risk of breast cancer. Includes review articles, clinical humans studies, and human epidemiologic studies.
    • Smoking and Breast Cancer Risk Fact Sheet No. 46 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2002-11)
      Tobacco smoke is highly addictive and has been linked to 20 percent of all deaths in the United States. It contains many cancer-causing chemicals, and almost one third of all cancer deaths are related to tobacco use. Tobacco ...
    • Smoking and the Risk of Breast Cancer Bibliography 

      Warren, Barbour S. (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2003-03)
      Bibliography on smoking and the risk of breast cancer. Includes reviews and commentaries, and references on human epidemiologic studies.
    • Understanding Breast Cancer Risk and Risk Factors Associated With Diet and Lifestyle Fact Sheet No. 49 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2004-08)
      Breast cancer risk is the chance of getting breast cancer. Differences in risk provide the foundation for the epidemiological study of breast cancer. Many aspects of women's diets and lifestyle have been studied for their ...
    • Vegetables and Fruits and the Risk of Breast Cancer Fact Sheet No. 18 

      Warren, Barbour S.; Devine, Carol (Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors, 2005-06)
      Recent studies have challenged prior thinking about the relationship between vegetable and fruit consumption and breast cancer risk. The addition of the results of recent cohort studies to the body of evidence on this ...