Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

January 15, 2015 2:59 PM

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THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- After menopause, unhealthy insulin levels may predict breast cancer risk even more than excess weight, new research suggests.

The new findings suggest "that it is metabolic health, and not overweight per se, that is associated with increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women," said study co-author Marc Gunter. He is an associate professor of cancer epidemiology and prevention at Imperial College London School o...

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