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Nutrition, breast cancer and prevention

Obesity, diabetes and breast cancer

David Heber, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, discusses nutrition in breast cancer, and the role of diabetes and obesity in post-menopausal breast cancer, ie breast cancer in women over 50, which accounts for more than 75 percent of all female breast cancer cases. He also discusses breast cancer prevention starting with weight loss.

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