Breast Cancer Risk Factors

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Understanding personal risk factors for breast cancer can help you and your physician make informed health decisions. Did you know that there are risk factors that you can and cannot control? Scroll down to view our breast cancer risk factors infographic.

Risk Factors Women Can Control

Risk factors for breast cancer that you can control:
• Exercise
• Alcohol consumption
• Hormone replacement therapy
• Reproductive history

Risk factors for breast cancer that you cannot control:
• Genetic mutations
• Family cancer history
• Radiation to the chest
• Menstrual history
• Dense breast tissue