I have heard all kinds of theories on what causes people to get breast cancer. Some have made sense, some have been told to me with good intentions but bad science, if any science at all. Most survivors have gone through the phase of looking at every research study and wondering if that’s why they got breast cancer but never, NEVER, did I consider blaming this on mice. I’m trying to decide if it’s Mickey, Minnie or Jerry’s fault.
Mouse virus may cause breast cancer in humans
By Ben Wasserman
Apr 29, 2008 – 4:33:19 PM
TUESDAY April 29, 2008 (foodconsumer.org) — One study published in the June 15, 2008 issue of International Journal of Cancer confirms that mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV) is common in human breast cancer tissue.