Know Your Breast Cancer Risk

  • The older you get, the greater your breast cancer risk.

  • Men cannot get breast cancer.

  • Your breast cancer risk is higher if you have a family history of:

  • Most women with breast cancer have a family history of the disease.

  • The BRCA gene plays a role in your lifetime breast cancer risk:

  • Your breast cancer risk is higher if you got your first period after age 13.

  • Having your first child before age 30:

  • Hormone therapy for menopause can raise your breast cancer risk.

  • Alcohol may raise your breast cancer risk if you have more than:

  • Putting on too much weight can raise your breast cancer risk.

  • Which is most likely to raise your breast cancer risk?

  • Which could be a sign of breast cancer?