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January 5, 2006

Coffee May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A new study has found that caffeinated coffee may significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer in women with a particular type of gene mutation.

The study investigated the relationship between coffee consumption and breast cancer and was led by University of Toronto professor Steven A. Narod. It was published in the January edition of the International Journal of Cancer. (

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October 15, 2005

Curcumin Halts Spread of Breast Cancer in Mice

Various studies have examined the carcinogenic effect and anti-cancer effects of turmeric and controversial data has been obtained.

A recent study conducted on the effects of the pigment in animal models has been found to inhibit the metastasis to the lungs of mice specifically designed to develop breast cancer. The spice appears to work by inhibiting the action of a protein crucial in the progress of the tumor. (

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August 17, 2005

Fries in Preschool Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

Regular consumption of French fries during the preschool years has now been linked to a significantly increased risk of breast cancer.

The startling findings of a study involving more than 2,000 female registered nurses were published online Wednesday in the International Journal of Cancer. (

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June 9, 2005

Fish Oil Hope for Breast Cancer

A combination of the fatty oils found in fish and a commonly used anaesthetic may form the basis of effective new drugs to treat breast cancer. (BBC News)

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April 7, 2005

Weight Gain After Breast Cancer Affects Survival

Women who gain weight after a diagnosis of breast cancer face a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a new report. (

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September 4, 2004

Chewing Crunchy Vegetables May Stop Breast Cancer

Chewing on crunchy vegetables like broccoli releases a potent cancer fighter that could potentially stop breast cancer in its tracks, according to a new study. (WebMD)

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