All women are at risk from Breast Cancer, which affects one in eight women in the world today. Many risk factors are things that you have no or little control over, such as your family history or your race.
It is important to remember that three-quarters of women who get Breast Cancer were not at increased risk, and we don’t fully understand why different women get cancer yet. Even if you have all these risk factors, it only highlights the need to be careful and check your breasts regularly. It does not mean you are going to get Breast Cancer.
So what are the risk factors for Breast Cancer and how can you deal with them? You can separate risk factors into three groups: