The risk for breast cancer is increased by several factors including cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, family history and environmental toxins. Our breast cancer experts delve into common concerns, to identify which risks you should be aware of. Below are informational videos that were made to address these and other risks, so you can share them with others, and work toward breast cancer prevention.
More Videos about Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Learn from Dr. Harness about the relationship between breast bruising and cancer. In this video, he explains what to do if you notice a lump developing after a trivial trauma to the breast and if you should be concerned about breast cancer. Dr. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: I find that women are more physically [...]
Dr. Harness recommends you eat a heart-healthy diet, exercise and meditate to reduce stress. Watch this video to learn about the link between stress and breast cancer. Dr. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: Over the 27 years, now approaching 28 years, that I have been focused on the treatment of breast cancer, I have absolutely lost [...]
People often wonder if there is a link between breast cancer and caffeine consumption. Will drinking caffeine increase your risk for breast cancer? Dr. Jay Harness addresses this question in the video below. Dr. Jay Harness: Over the years we have associated caffeine with being a cause of fibrocystic changes of the breast, and I [...]
An active sex life may reduce your risk for breast cancer, says Dr. Harness. Watch this video to find out why. Dr. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: Here is a question we receive frequently as we monitor the social networks. True of false: Can more frequent sex reduce your chances of developing breast cancer? Well, [...]
In this video, Dr. Harness explains that there is currently no research proving a link between wearing a bra to bed and an increased risk of breast cancer. Jay K. Harness, MD FACS: At Breast Cancer Answers, we monitor the social networks on an ongoing basis, and as an observer of this phenomena, I am [...]
Is it safe to carry your cell phone in your bra? An 8th-grade girl wrote in to Dr. Harness to find out more about the link between cell phones and breast cancer. Watch this video to learn more. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: I received a really sweet e-mail from an 8th grader in Ontario, [...]