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The United Kingdom recently saw a spike in women seeking genetic screening for breast cancer. Researchers think the increase may be tied to a high-profile celebrity endorsement.
Mammograms can be a lifesaving tool, but older women undergoing this breast cancer screening may be at a higher risk for misdiagnosis.
Efforts to fight cancer include both treatment and prevention. And researchers recently tested a vaccine to prevent breast cancer recurrence.
Gene mutations associated with higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer may pose a serious risk to Ashkenazi Jewish (AJ) women, even those without a family history of cancer. This prompted a call for more genetic cancer screening.
Some believe breast cancer is more common in developed countries because more women wear bras. But new research may debunk that idea.