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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 muscle.”   “But it’s…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Red Rashes under my Right Breast I agree with PJ that it's time to see a doctor. After a week a bug bite or fungal rash…

08/25/16

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Lump in breast If it's been there 5 years without getting noticeably larger, then it would be unlikely to be a breast…

08/21/16

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted So You Think You Know Breast Cancer: 10… Credit: Thinkstock   Breast cancer awareness has grown by leaps…

08/19/16

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I have a pain in my ariola on my right… We're not doctors here, and can't diagnose an issue that should…

08/14/16

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