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Weight Loss: Breast Cancer Survivors Decrease Risk of Recurrence by Losing Weight, Lowering Estrogen Levels

By Laura Brooks

Breast Cancer Awareness efforts generally focus on preventative measures for healthy women, early screening, and fundraising, but it’s just as important to emphasize ways of preventing recurrence in women who have survived the disease. Studies have linked higher estrogen levels in the body to breast cancer in women, and excess weight plays a role in elevating the hormone. “Overweight women […] Read more »

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