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What You Can Do to Help Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

By October 5, 2011 - 9:57am
Sponsored By Vibrance Associates

By Dr. Michael Krychman


Over the course of a woman’s lifetime, approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Most women are concerned about their personal risk for developing cancer and what they can do themselves to reduce their chances of getting the disease.

Some risks factors are fixed and you are unable to change them. As you get older, your risk of developing breast cancer increases.


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