25 Breast Cancer Myths and Misunderstandings

See the most common breast cancer myths and get the facts about them with our quick guide.
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Myth: Breast implants can raise your cancer risk.

Reality: Women with breast implants are at no greater risk of getting breast cancer, according to research. Standard mammograms don't always work as well on these women, however, so additional X-rays are sometimes needed to more fully examine breast tissue.