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How is hereditary cancer risk estimated?

There are really two distinct questions here, but they are common. Is cancer heritable? Is cancer (or cancer risk) contagious? tl;dr Most cancer cases are not heritable. Some are. Heritable cases ...
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Should I sleep with my bra on?

To answer your question with the best quality evidence would require a double blinded prospective controlled study. Clearly that's not going to happen. But we do have a case control study looking at ...
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Do Tamoxifen and other similar SERMs reduce chest fat chronically or permanently?

A double-blind crossover study of placebo and the antiestrogen tamoxifen in ten men with gynecomastia of diverse etiology showed that: The reduction of breast size was partial and may indicate the ...
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What is the mechanism of action of tamoxifen and other SERMs on Gynecomastia?

According to this review article: Estradiol and, to lesser degree, other estrogens, increase proliferation of breast epithelium and stroma and, consequently, increase the chances of mutation in ...
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How is Allred score found in an IHC breast tissue image?

The Allred score is based on an assessment of the percentage/proportion of tumor cells in a histopathologic specimen that stain positively and the intensity of the staining. In 2010, the American ...
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Name of medicine specialty dealing with lactation

In most of the countries, obstetricians are the physicians specialised in breastfeeding. Sometimes, pediatricians are also involved but they often tend to focus more on the breastfeeded child, leaving ...
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What are the best natural foods to help reduce gynechomastia?

Foods that may reduce Gynocamastia: Livestrong: there's no association between any food and breast enlargement in men, and no special food you need to eat or avoid when you have the condition....
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How does wearing a bra affect the firmness of breasts?

Bras can negatively impact your breast. Medical News Today Based on: Jean-Denis Rouillon, a sports science expert from the University of Besançon, France, reported after a 15-year study. ...
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