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Am I At Risk?

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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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If you’re reading this, you almost certainly fit one of two profiles: either you have breast cancer (or are a caregiver for someone who has it); or you’re afraid you have breast cancer. You guys with cancer, you’ve heard plenty from me over the years; continue to read if you like, but this post’s not aimed at you. This time, I’m writing…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered very worried someone help Hi - You shouldn't be worried about breast cancer, as it's incredibly rare at your age (about…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered pinching pain in breasts Hi - Since pain is a symptom of breast cancer only about 10 percent of the time; and since…


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