Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths
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Learn about breast cancer myths and the real facts.


Cancer is a scary disease and it's not surprising how misconceptions can grow into myths with a fair dose of fear. But if you're facing a malady as serious as breast cancer -- or trying to stay healthy in hopes of avoiding it -- you need real information to help make your decisions (like planning changes to your diet, lifestyle or exercise regimen). You'll also want to know which supposed precautions don't hold water when it comes to actual scientific fact. Here, we set the record straight with 10 myths about breast cancer.