4 Great Tools for Understanding Your Breast Cancer Risks and Symptoms


Whether youre investigating your risk of breast cancer or have symptoms that worry you, these websites can offer some clarity. We also recommend that you see a doctor if you experience changes of any kind in your breasts.

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Breastcancer.orgWomen with or without breast cancer in the family who are looking to measure their own riskYou can make real-world calculations of your own risk and measure the value of making lifestyle changes.
JamesLinkMen and women measuring their breast cancer riskThis short online self-test from the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center gives you a general idea of your risk.
Mayo ClinicWomen baffled by the complicated anatomy of their own breastsThis simple slideshow introduces lobes, ducts, stromata, and more.
National Society of Genetic CounselorsMen and women interested in talking to a genetic expert about the family factorThis database of counselors is searchable by both area and specialization. (Choose “cancer” as the specialization.)
Last Updated: April 19, 2008

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