Can radiation cause breast cancer?

Answer 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 »

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Does radiation exposure cause prostate cancer?

On One Hand: Established Links That Radiation Causes CancersAccording to a research review conducted by the JSI Center for Environmental Health Studies in Boston, MA, there is evidence of a connect... 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 »

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 heredity cause breast cancer?

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 »