risk factors

October 19, 2021
ASCO Staff

Can Eating Soy Cause Breast Cancer?

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Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy.

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August 26, 2021
Eleonora Teplinsky, MD

Can Cancer Symptoms Be Mistaken for Menopause?

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Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky discusses how the symptoms of menopause can be similar to those of certain types of cancer, what people approaching or going through menopause should know about these symptoms, and how treatment for menopause can impact cancer risk.

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October 15, 2019
V.O. Speights, DO, FCAP, and Sue Chang, MD, FCAP

Can Cancer Be Passed Down in Families?

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Can cancer risk run in families? Two pathologists answer 4 frequently asked questions about inherited cancer.

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October 1, 2019
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Is Vaping Safe? 1 in 5 Young Americans Think So.

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ASCO’s annual National Cancer Opinion Survey has revealed that many young adults incorrectly believe that using e-cigarettes, or vaping, is harmless and not addictive.

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October 11, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Changes People Can Make to Lower Their Cancer Risk

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In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Noelle LoConte, Dr. Jeffrey Gershenwald, and Dr. Cynthia Thomson discuss lifestyle changes that may reduce the risk of cancer.
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