Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Know Your Risk Factors

Nearly 200,000 women in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone. It's a disease that affects many people, including celebrities such as Christina Applegate, Robin Roberts, and Sheryl Crow. But what about you? Do you know your risk factors for breast cancer?

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Medical References

Breast Cancer. National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer: Risk Factors. National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?” American Cancer Society.


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