Thursday, December 22, 2005

First nationwide study since 1980s into breast cancer (New Zealand)

Stuff.co.nz, December 21, 2005
Volunteers are being sought for the first nationwide study since the 1980s on the causes of breast cancer. Run by public health researchers from Massey University, it is the first to specifically recruit Maori and Pacific Island women. Dr Mona Jeffreys from Massey's Centre for Public Health Research said today breast cancer was the most common cancer in women, but little was known about what lifestyle factors increased the chances of getting the disease or what women could do to reduce the risk. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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