Study: Breast cancer risk reduced for women who lose weight after menopause


New research found that losing weight could reduce a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer after menopause.

That’s according to a study published in the journal “Cancer.”

It found that post-menopausal women who shed pounds saw a 12 percent reduction in their breast cancer risk.

Meanwhile, women who gained weight had a 54 percent high chance of developing a rare form of the disease.

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