Everyone is at risk of breast cancer–but some of us are at a higher risk than others. Our risk depends on our unique combination of risk factors. A risk factor is anything that affects risk, for better or worse. Understanding our risk factors means we can get on a screening schedule with our doctors and take other actions to stay on top of our breast health.
Explore the risk factors below to learn more about your own risk.
Save the factors you think are most relevant for you.
Email yourself these risk factors and use the information to talk about breast health with your doctor and your family. We’ll include the full list for your reference.