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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, commented on Black Women and Breast Cancer: The… I didn't know about the increased risk black women have for IBC, Phyllis.…




PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Breast bruised and lump Katie, after 4-5 months it's unlikely this would be a breast cancer symptom, as cancer…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Left breast larger than normal. Hi Cassandra - I'd suggest you keep an eye on your left breast for a few days, see what…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on FAQS: Fibrocystic Breasts (Fibrocystic… Hi Lilly - Thanks so much for connecting with us here. I know it's scary…




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