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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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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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