Knowledge is power

in the fight against breast cancer

Knowing the risks means arming yourself with the knowledge needed to make informed choices for your own health.

Talk to your doctor about evaluating your own personal risk and take appropriate action if needed.

Risks include:

*Note: This list is non-exhaustive

Personal history of breast cancer

Family history of breast and other cancers

BRCA gene mutations

Certain genetic conditions

Other gene mutations

Exposure to ionizing radiation

Hormone replacement therapy

Oral contraceptives

Atypical hyperplasia

Physical inactivity

High socio economic status

Obesity

Alcohol

Reproductive history

Dense breasts

Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry

How to reduce your risks?