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Body odor may show breast cancer risk

June 8, 2009 8:43:57 AM PDT
Japanese researchers have uncovered a possible link to breast cancer.According to a new study, breast cancer may come from a gene variation found in some women. That variation in the gene is also linked with unpleasant underarm body odor and wet ear wax.

Researchers said women with those conditions are not necessarily destined to get breast cancer, and the discovery is not meant to make women with either condition nervous.

Doctors say it's just a new tool to help better predict breast cancer risks.

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