25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted
Know the difference between breast cancer facts and fiction? Here's the real deal on risks, symptoms, and more.
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Myth: Having an abortion raises your risk of getting breast cancer.
Reality: Because abortion is believed to disrupt hormone cycles during pregnancy and breast cancer is linked to hormone levels, numerous studies have investigated a causal linkbut found no conclusive evidence for one.
Next: Myth: Breast cancer is preventable.
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