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A well-balanced diet can lower your risk of developing breast cancer and even improve your outcome rates after a diagnosis, among numerous other benefits. But many Americans struggle to eat the recommended amounts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains—and that’s during normal times.

In a study supported in part by BCRF, researchers found that women over the age of 50 were less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer if they lost weight and kept it off.

A New Year’s resolution may be hard to keep – especially when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, when it comes to lowering your risk of developing breast cancer, there are a number of simple ways to protect yourself.

Each year, BCRF convenes its researchers from around the world for an exclusive research retreat in New York City. The research retreat has been part of BCRF’s annual October events since the early 2000’s spurred by Scientific Director, Dr.

NEW YORK, NY---(JULY 18, 2017)--- The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign has announced its Title Sponsorship of Play for P.I.N.K.

The annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is historically focused on basic – or laboratory research.

Each year 250,000 women and 2,000 men hear the words, “You have breast cancer.” While the underlying causes of sporadic (not genetic) breast cancer are complex and poorly understood, experts estimate that at least half of cancer cases can be prevented through lifestyle choices and risk-reduction

Aside from feeling better, managing weight through a healthy lifestyle also reduces the risk of many diseases.

In a study published this week in the journal Pediatrics, BCRF investigator Walter Willett and colleagues at Harvard T.H.