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U.S. mothers underestimate role breastfeeding plays in curbing breast cancer

Key clinical point: Clinicians can play a crucial role in patient and family education.

Major finding: Only 38.5% of women in the United States are aware breastfeeding reduces breast cancer risk.

Study details: A multivariate logistic regression analyses of 5,554 female patients.

Disclosures: The authors had no potential conflicts of interest to report.


Hoyt-Austin A et al. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Dec;136(6):1154-6. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004162.