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November 2001
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Melatonin and Breast Cancer Risk

A new study by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that women who work the night shift may face an increased risk of breast cancer. The reason: Nighttime sleep loss or light at night may suppress the production of melatonin, leading to an increase in estrogen release. Estrogen has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.
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Complementary Approaches

Vitamin D Shows Preventive Promise

Alternative Medicine Here to Stay

Other Features

Educating Women about Breast Cancer Risk

Chemotherapy and Bone Loss

Cancer Information Service Turns 25

Primary Care Docs Diagnosing Depression

Overcoming Drug Resistant Tumors

Exercise Cuts Older Women's Risk

Understanding Genetic Risk

Physicians Urged to Address Sexual Issues

Stress Does Not Affect Survival

New Trial to Test Taxotere

New Drugs Target Telomerase

Radiation Therapy Does Not Increase Thyroid Cancer Risk

A Community Approach to Coping


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