Breast cancer genes not worsened by lifestyle, study says


June 4, 2010

USA Today

LONDON (AP) — Genes that make women more susceptible to breast cancer don't have any link to lifestyle factors that also raise their risk, a new study says.

Some experts previously thought there might be dangerous interactions between breast cancer mutations and other risk factors for the disease, like taking hormone replacement therapy — and that these women had a particularly high risk of breast cancer... read more