Losing Weight May Help Prevent Breast Cancer


January 30, 2013

An article on the Discovery Health Channel web site explores ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer, which include maintaining a healthy body weight. Body fat may convert adrenal hormones to estrogen after menopause, according to Katrina Claghorn, MS, RD, an advanced practice clinical dietitian specialist in the Abramson Cancer Center. Losing weight before menopause, however, lowers risk.

Discovery Health Channel article