Women who breastfeed their babies for the recommended six months may lower their own risk of developing endometrial cancer by 11 percent, a new study suggests.

In the analysis of data from 17 past studies, researchers found that women who had ever breastfed their children were 11 percent less likely than women who had children but didn’t breastfeed to be diagnosed with endometrial cancer.

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