Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study

March 17, 2015 4:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming low levels of chemicals called dioxins in food doesn't increase the risk of breast cancer, contends a new study that challenges a widely held belief about the effect of dioxins.

Dioxins are a byproduct of industrial activity that have been linked to a number of types of cancer. However, there is conflicting evidence of a connection between dioxins and breast cancer.

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