risk factors

June 14, 2022
Elizabeth H. Dibble, MD; Stephanie L. Graff, MD, FACP; Theresa A. Graves, MD, FACS; and Chelsea J. Miller, MD

What Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Should Know About Mantle Radiation and Breast Cancer Risk

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In this post, several experts describe what Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who received mantle radiation should know about their increased breast cancer risk, including what to know about screening and monitoring for signs of breast cancer.

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May 24, 2022
ASCO Staff

What to Know About At-Home DNA Tests for Detecting Cancer Risk

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At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider.

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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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