Ten Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer

Aiming to stop the disease before it starts

The Breast Cancer Fund is working to shift the conversation from awareness to prevention. Here is an overview about their top 10 tips to prevent breast cancer:

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The following Breast Cancer Fun tips, which are all developed from scientific research, will help turn awareness into individual action in your own life to prevent breast cancer.
  1. Lower your exposure to medical radiation – see related.
  2. If you eat meat, choose hormone-free – about livestock.
  3. Choose organic fruits and veggies – avoid pesticides
    about pesticides.
  4. Choose cleaning products that tell you what’s in them… or make your own
    about safer chemicals.
  5. Ditch your Teflon pots and pans
    about EDCs.
  6. Avoid toxic kids PJs
    about safer chemicals.
  7. Don’t be fooled by “natural” claims on beauty products
    about safe cosmetics.
  8. Avoid canned foods – about BPA.
  9. Find safe ways to fight germs – about Triclosan.
  10. Know your plastics – about phthalates.

Read more about the Top 10 tips to prevent breast cancer on preventionstartshere, Breast Cancer Fund Blog, September 16, 2014.

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