A study of more than 16, women found those with a larger bra size were at greater risk of the disease. But the relationship between breast size and breast cancer is complicated. Please enter a valid email address.
Breast cancer 'linked to bra size'
There are multiple risk factors for breast cancer, ranging from genetic to environmental to lifestyle factors. Self-reported bra size may not accurately reflect the actual breast size of the participants. Of the seven variants identified as being associated with breast size, three were also associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.
This research does not directly support the headlines claiming that women with bigger breasts have a higher risk of breast cancer. There are multiple risk factors for breast cancer, ranging from genetic to environmental to lifestyle factors. What kind of research was this?