October 08, 2018
Many women spend much of their adult lives staring down breast cancer. The stats are alarming: one in eight will be diagnosed, and every year 260,000 women join the survivor ranks to live a life forever altered by cancer. While genes play an important role in who develops breast cancer, your fate is not entirely out of your hands.
Here are five ways you can actively lower your risk:
Just being a woman and getting older are the two biggest risk factors for breast cancer, but there are ways to fight back! Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by doing what you can to stay cancer-free.