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Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Steven Reinberg – Health Day From: Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests. Women with gum disease appeared to have a 14 percent overall increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women without gum disease. And that increased risk seemed to jump to more than …