Risk Of Breast Cancer And Type 2 Connection

EmaxHealth Health News

By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com

If you are a postmenopausal women who has type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates your risk of breast cancer is significantly greater than women without diabetes. The question is, what’s behind the increased risk of breast cancer in this specific population of women and can you do anything about it?

What is your risk of breast cancer?

Before looking at the long list of risk factors for breast cancer, the potential new addition deserves a closer look. That inspection is prompted by the work of investigators at the International Prevention Research Institute in France, who reviewed data from 40 studies of type 2 diabetes and breast cancer.

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