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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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When I was about 21, I felt a hard place at the top of my right breast.  Of course, I started worrying that I might have breast cancer, but I was too scared to call the doctor about it.  But when I went for my next check-up, I told him I found a lump.  He felt it and said, “That’s not a lump.  That’s your…

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