54. Wearing a bra to bed increases your risk of breast cancer

Budden, Lea (2013) 54. Wearing a bra to bed increases your risk of breast cancer. In: Sykes, Helen, and Jackson-Webb, Fron, (eds.) 99 & Counting: medical myths debunked. Future Leaders , Sydney, pp. 131-133.

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[Extract] Women's breasts are seen in society as symbols of femininity, fertility and sexuality - so are the many different styles of bras worn to support, enhance and protect the mammary glands. Many women wear bras to bed to support large, painful or nursing breasts. Others just want to counteract any sagging. But can these decorative pieces of clothing, or the underwire, cause health problems such as cancer?

Item ID: 28000
Item Type: Book Chapter (Other)
ISBN: 978-0-9803320-9-4
Keywords: breast cancer
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2013 06:25
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis > 111202 Cancer Diagnosis @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920205 Health Education and Promotion @ 100%
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