Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women, next to skin cancer. All women, regardless of age, family history, or ethnicity are at some risk of developing breast cancer. Taking steps towards breast cancer prevention may help reduce certain risk factors.
At this time, there is no definite way to prevent breast cancer. Certain risk factors, such as age or family history, cannot be changed. However, whether you are a low-risk or high-risk individual, there are certain steps that you can take steps to reduce your risk.
How you can reduce your risk factors for breast cancer:
Consult with your doctor about whether screening tests are appropriate for you, especially if you are an individual at higher risk.