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Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Cut Cancer Risk?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 1:02pm

A review of 21 studies totaling nearly a million patients found women who ate the most fish had 14% lower risk of breast cancer. Omega 3 fatty acids in fish can affect cell growth and cell differentiation. “Fatty...

Ask Dr. Sandy: What is BRCA?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 10:45am

Angelina Jolie had both of her breasts removed after testing positive for a BRCA gene mutation. But what exactly is BRCA? And how do you know if you're at risk? BRCA is a breast cancer susceptibility gene. All women...

Ask Dr. Sandy: A Dark Side of the Night Shift

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:55pm

If you’re a woman, and work the night shift, listen up! A new study found women who worked the night shift for 30 years or more had twice the risk of getting breast cancer. Why this link? Researchers have some...

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