Current Month 2004
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  Moderate Drinking Appears to Have Little Effect on Breast Cancer Risk
Technology Could Enhance Accuracy of Breast Biopsy
Cancer Detection Method Overcomes Problems of Samples with Few Cells
Chemoradioimmunotherapy as Future Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer
Variations in Estrogen Metabolism Genes Do Not Affect Breast Cancer Risk
Protecting the Heart from Cancer Treatments
High-Dose Chemotherapy Not Superior to Conventional Chemotherapy in High Risk Breast Cancer Patients
Reanalysis Finds Mammograms Are Effective
Healthy Eating and Living Can Indeed Reduce Women's Risk of Getting Cancer
Protective Mechanism Exploited by Tumors May Provide New Cancer Treatment
Patients Anticipate High Number of Side Effects to Cancer Treatment
Study Investigates Possible Mechanism by which Tamoxifen Promotes Endometrial Cancer
Early Predictor of Breast Cancer Aggressiveness
Study Links Virus to Aggressive Breast Cancer

Breast Feeding Associated with Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Carriers

Breast feeding for a cumulative total of more than 1 year is associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Previous studies of the general population have shown that the risk of breast cancer is reduced in women who breast-feed their children.

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