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Rumour: There is no link between body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer risk.

Truth: This is false. According to multiple studies, there is a clear link between increased body weight, measured by body mass index (BMI), and increased risk of breast cancer. Recently, a study found that high BMI in adulthood is a predictor of breast cancer after menopause. Read more about the link between weight and breast cancer here.

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