Can heredity cause breast cancer?

Answer On One Hand: Heredity Plays a RoleHeredity plays a role in a woman's risk for developing breast cancer. A woman may inherit genes from her parents that predispose her to developing breast cancer, a... Read More »

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Can a cyst cause breast cancer?

On One Hand: Most Cysts Are BenignGenerally speaking, most breast cysts do not cause and will not develop into breast cancer. Breast cysts are the most common cause of benign, or non-cancerous, br... 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 deodorant cause breast cancer?

On One Hand: Studies Link Deodorant to Breast CancerResearchers have found connections between deodorant and breast cancer. A study published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology in 2004 found that... Read More »

Can X-rays cause breast cancer?

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 »