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Key Factors That May Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

October 18, 2018 | Categories:


“Until you know your risk, it’s not possible to get appropriate recommendations,” says Therese Bevers, M.D., medical director of the Cancer Prevention at MD Anderson Cancer Center. “We consider hormonal factors, weight, alcohol consumption, exercise, age of first period, family history, and medications.” Talk to your doc about your medical and family history and whether it’s time for a mammogram.


Change up your birth control. If you’re through with childbearing, look into other options to prevent pregnancy, Bevers says. Your cancer risk goes back to baseline within five years once you stop taking the pill, she says.


Cut back on celebratory drinking. While you’re probably not imbibing too often, keep your intake to one drink daily. More than that will boost your risk.

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