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Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk

US News & World Report

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

Brighton Healthy Smiles, Michigan DentistMONDAY, Dec. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — 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 30 percent if they also smoked or had smoked in the past 20 years, researchers said.

“These findings are useful in providing new insight into what causes breast cancer,” said lead author Jo Freudenheim, a professor of epidemiology at the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions in New York. Read more

Scottsdale Bible Church Mission Trip – Tanzania

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Roadrunner Run – Spencer Elementary

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University of Michigan Flint Study Abroad Mission Trip

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