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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 Traumatic Breast Injuries: When to… Really excellent point, Phyllis - thanks for adding your expert advice. It's…




PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered My mother was kicked in the breast and… Please don't worry about your mother getting breast cancer; traumatic…


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TabbieM1214, Community Member, asked My mother was kicked in the breast and… My mother was accidentally kicked in the breast this afternoon. The pain…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered 14 year old lump in armpit As PJ says, seeing a doctor to ease your peace of mind would be a good idea. Armpit lumps…


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