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This Idaho Doctor Says You Can Reduce Your Risk Of Breast Cancer With These Changes

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Breast cancer is a disease that impacts one in eight women and well as one in 880 men. Lots of research has been conducted into treatments for breast cancer, but there are ways that you can lower your risk of getting it through certain lifestyle changes. St. Luke's Hospital surgeon Rhiana Menen joins Idaho Matters during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to explain how diet, exercise and habitual choices impact your chance of getting the disease.

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.