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Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk?


Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women. While the American Cancer Society reports that the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment, it is still an important health concern.

Although anyone may develop breast cancer, having certain risk factors may increase your chances. Knowing if you have any risk factors can help guide you to take action—including changing certain behaviors or being monitored by your doctor.

Take this short assessment to see if you have any major risk factors for breast cancer.