What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality in women. In this article, we talk about the common signs and symptoms of breast cancer, risk factors, screening tools and mammograms, and diagnosis and treatment.

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Sun and Skin

Even though lounging in the sun feels amazing—and it does have some benefits, such as Vitamin D production and mood elevation—too much of it can also damage the skin. The sun emits ultraviolet (UV) light, which can reduce skin elasticity and can lead to premature aging. However, over time, UV exposure causes cumulative damage in the skin through unrepaired genetic mutations, and skin cells proliferate unchecked, thus resulting in cancers.