Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 1st, 2004
Researchers warned that anorexia is a serious mental disorder with sometimes life-threatening complications and that girls and women should not start starving themselves to avoid breast cancer.
Instead, they said the findings are important because they could shed light on how breast cancer develops.
In the study, young women hospitalized for anorexia were found to be about half as likely to develop breast cancer as women overall. The...
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