Most women who go braless are fairly lean and small breasted. Estrogen fuels most cases of breast cancer, so choose carefully when deciding on medications, food, and drink that affect your hormone levels. Even some lingerie manufacturers have developed new bra designs hoping to minimize lymphatic constriction and thereby help prevent breast cancer, citing the bra-cancer theory for their patents. Vaughan bases her opinions.
Bras Cause Breast Cancer: Myth or Fact?
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The American Cancer Society says that no scientifically valid studies have been done to prove the truth of the "bras cause breast cancer" myth. Follow her on Twitter drfernstrom. Vaughan, M. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Control.
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Bras may lift and separate, smooth out or point out the way, provide support or inspire fantasies. Bras are a fairly recent invention. Here's how the rumor goes: Women who normally wear a bra for 12 or more hours a day develop breast cancer at higher rates than women who never wear bras. While the family history of both parents can contribute to your breast cancer risk, the rate of inherited breast cancer is very low — only about percent.
More in Breast Cancer. Continue Reading. We're pro-breast. If your breasts are fibrocystic , or if your breasts are growing due to pregnancy, bras can certainly become uncomfortable.