Debunking myths about breast cancer

04 October 2018 . United Kingdom

Millions of women in the UK don’t know how to check their breasts for cancer, a new report by Bupa Health Clinics has revealed.
Woman reflecting

The research also found a staggering 80% of women are unclear on what could increase their risk of breast cancer with over two million women believing wearing deodorant and over half a million believing wearing fake tan can play a part in the probability of being diagnosed with breast cancer. However, all of these beliefs are unfounded.

The figures have been released to mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to demystify fact from fiction when it comes to breast health and help improve the confusion women have.

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See coverage of the research in Elle UKCover Magazine, and Huffington Post.