Factors Affecting the Rate of Breast Cancer; Role of Heavy Metals

  title={Factors Affecting the Rate of Breast Cancer; Role of Heavy Metals},
  author={Shabbir Hussain and Sumra Naseer and Muhammad Ahmed Waqas and Samina Ashraf and Aisha Saddiqa and Yasmin Ashraf and Muhammad Amjad and Kashif Javed},
  journal={International Journal of Economic and Environmental Geology},
Breast cancer is caused by uncontrolled growth of breast cells. It is more common in women as compared tothat in men. The breast cancer may be interlinked with the drinking of alcohol, smoking, sex, hormonal therapy, obesity,family history and age. Various epidemiologic studies suggest the role of metals e.g., nickel (Ni), zinc (Zn), arsenic(As),selenium (Se)and cadmium (Cd)as potential risk factors in breast cancer. Humans are exposed to these metals bymeans of drinking water, food and air… 


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