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May 08 2018 04:50 AM

Author: Ramaish S
Subject: What are the major causes of breast cancer?

Breast cancer risk is highest for those who are in industrialized countries. The large majority of breast cancers are lifestyle related.

High calorie intake leads to early puberty and breast development. Delaying child birth for education and career lead to many extra years of estrogen stimulation of immature breast tissue. When women have babies and nurse for a long time, that estrogen stimulation is stopped and the breast feeding results in maturation of breast tissue. This factor is a very important risk factor and may account for about one third of the higher breast cancer risk in developed countries.

Obesity and lack of exercise contribute to another one third (or more) of the risk. This is because obesity and lack of

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