Ladies, don't freak out just yet. Even if you have a mole that does not mean you will develop breast cancer but according to new couple new studies it may increase your risk of developing it.

"Women with a lot of moles are a little more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than were women with very few moles," said Dr. Ted Gansler. The study, which took place in the United States and in France, examined 175,000 women for about a 20 year period and specifically looked at the moles on their arms. The result of the study concluded that moles do not cause breast cancer but the link between breast cancer and the rest of the body comes from estrogen levels and hormones.

Yes, moles and hormones are both affected by hormone levels but the link between moles and breast cancer is not as close as many had originally expected.

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