5 Simple Things That Could Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk


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There's no such thing as breast cancer prevention (although prophylactic mastectomy or taking drugs to prevent a recurrence get pretty close). But making a few basic lifestyle changes can significantly reduce your risk of developing the disease.

Most importantly, be sure to get regular screenings—especially mammograms—because cancer is often fairly easy to treat if caught early.

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Lead writer: Lorie Parch
Last Updated: April 15, 2008

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