Can X-rays cause breast cancer?

Answer On One Hand: Scientific Evidence for RiskX-rays are a type of ionizing radiation. According to a scientific review published in a 2005 issue of the Breast Cancer Research journal, ionizing radiatio... Read More »

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Can dental x-rays cause breast cancer?

On One Hand: Radiation Raises RiskEvery time a person undergoes X-rays, she is subjected to a blast of electromagnetic radiation. The more radiation a person receives, the more harmful it is and mo... Read More »

Do abortions cause breast cancer?

On One Hand: Abortions and Breast Cancer Are LinkedSome people claim that an induced abortion raises a woman's risk for breast cancer. During an abortion, the normal cycle of hormones during pregna... Read More »

Can radiation cause breast cancer?

Ionizing radiation can cause breast cancer, according to a January 2005 fact sheet from Cornell University. Women and girls exposed to a large number of X-rays or women treated with radiation for c... Read More »

Can antiperspirant cause breast cancer?

No evidence links the use of antiperspirant to breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Parabens, preservatives in some antiperspirants, have been found in breast cancer tumors, but... Read More »