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Women with periodontitis three times more likely to develop breast cancer

Women with periodontitis are three times more likely to develop breast cancer, a new study has shown. The authors now believe that breast cancer could be triggered as a result of the systemic inflammation which originates in infected gums. They also suggest that bacteria from gum disease could be entering the circulatory system, which could then affect breast tissue. ‘Interestingly, … Continued

 
 
 
 
 
 


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