|Having a full-term pregnancy at an early age could help reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, new research has found.
The latest findings presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research revealed that a hormone produced by the placenta in early pregnancy can prevent breast cancer.
Scientists at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in the US showed in animal studies that the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), which is already used and approved for fertility treatment, also serves as one of the most effective anti-cancer agents.
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