Some of these factors have been proven to be unrelated to breast cancer and do not increase risk. Some may even decrease risk although these findings are not yet conclusive. A full list of factors that do not increase breast cancer risk is too long to present here.
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In a move criticized by many, Facebook removed a photo of a breast cancer survivor's large chest tattoo, citing a violation of its strict nudity policyUPI reports. However, the social networking site has since backtracked on its decision, allowing the photo to stay on the Custom Tattoo Design's Facebook page. In an email to The Huffington Post, Fred Wolens of Facebook Policy Communications explained the move, writing "Mastectomy photos don't violate our content standards and are permitted on the site.
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In media stories and on Internet postings some factors have been widely rumored to increase breast cancer risk. For example, right now, there is no evidence to back the claims that antiperspirants, underwire bras, and wearing a bra at night are causes of breast cancer. The claims are based on these concerns:.
The petition is being submitted on Oct. Dairy products contain traces of estrogens from cows, and as milk is converted to cheese, the estrogens are more concentrated. While they are only traces, they appear to be biologically active in humans, increasing breast cancer mortality. The Life After Cancer Epidemiology study found that, among women previously diagnosed with breast cancer, those consuming one or more servings of high-fat dairy products e.
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Because underarm antiperspirants or deodorants are applied near the breast and contain potentially harmful ingredients, several scientists and others have suggested a possible connection between their use and breast cancer 12. However, no scientific evidence links the use of these products to the development of breast cancer. Aluminum -based compounds are used as the active ingredient in antiperspirants. Some research suggests that aluminum-containing underarm antiperspirants, which are applied frequently and left on the skin near the breast, may be absorbed by the skin and have estrogen -like hormonal effects 3.