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  • Which approach to breast cancer is right for you?

    Our Bodies, Ourselves

    Women with cancer can now opt for contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM). This option is for women with cancer who choose to remove their healthy breast. Details about the pros and cons of this approach in this resource.

  • Factors that modify breast cancer risk in women

    UpToDate - patient information

    Lower your risk of breast cancer by exercising, not smoking and eating healthy. Environment, some medications and estrogen exposure can increase your risk. Some of the things you cannot change about your risk are age, gender, ethnicity, and family history. Regular screenings help reduce your risk of dying of cancer.

  • Common breast problems

    UpToDate - patient information

    Breast lumps, breast pain, nipple discharge and changes in breast skin are common breast problems. They can occur at all ages and for many different reasons. See your doctor if you develop any changes in your breasts.

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