Knowledge is power
in the fight against breast cancer
A person presenting these risk factors will not necessarily develop breast cancer even if he or she appears not to present any of these factors.
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.
*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
High socio economic status
Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry
How to reduce your risks?