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1 in 3 breast cancer cases may be avoidable

Posted on Apr 3, 2010 in Cancer

Exercise, diet, alcohol consumption play role in disease, researchers say By MARIA CHENG updated 6:04 p.m. ET, Thurs., March. 25, 2010 BARCELONA, Spain – Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a conference said Thursday, renewing a sensitive debate about how lifestyle factors affect the disease. Better treatments, early diagnosis and mammogram screenings have dramatically slowed breast cancer, but experts said the focus should now shift to changing behaviors like diet and physical activity....

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