What can I do to prevent the occurrence of breast cancer?
Unfortunately, breast cancer affects all people, regardless of age, sex, race, or religion. Breast cancer is caused by many factors, of which many are beyond our control. When we think about breast cancer prevention, we are really addressing what, is in our control, that we can change, to lower our risk.
Breast cancer prevention are defined by the CDC as: “action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer, the number of new cases of cancer in a group or population is lowered. Hopefully, this will lower the number of deaths caused by cancer.”