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Breast cancer affects people around the world and has been voted by women as their number one health fear. Therefore, women often like to know whether they are at risk for this cancer. The risk increases as you get older, but can also be affected by factors such as weight, diet and pregnancy among others. Nevertheless, a large percentage of women who develop breast cancer have no known risk factors.

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One in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime. But that doesn’t mean all of us are at equal risk of being “the one.” Your physician uses a statistical model to determine where you fall on the probability scale.   At some point during your annual physical, the doctor will bring up your risk of breast…

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