Women are the ones who have elective abortions, and women (mostly) get breast cancer, so therefore, abortion causes breast cancer? Come on, let's be better than this -- correlation does not equal causation.
The Myth: With no family history of breast cancer, you're pretty much in the clear. Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter
"Save the ta-tas." The bumper sticker glared back at me as I made my morning commute to work as a breast cancer researcher, as if I needed reminding that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Reality: Roughly 70 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no identifiable risk factors for the disease. But
Our personality does not make us more or less likely to get cancer, and its successful treatment is not essentially a matter of our outlook.
With each new membership in the Survivors Club, there are lessons to be learned. While Hannah's case is extremely rare, it reminds us of some of the myths of breast cancer.
3. Myth: Most breast lumps are cancerous. Reality: Roughly 80% of lumps in women's breasts are caused by benign (noncancerous