National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Starting menopause after age 55. like starting one's period early, being exposed to estrogen hormones for a longer time later in life also raises the risk of breast cancer.

NOT BEING PHYSICALLY ACTIVE. Women who are not physically active have a higher rick of getting breast cancer.

BEING OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE AFTER MENOPAUSE. Older women who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of getting breast cancer than those at a normal weight.

HAVE DENSE BREASTS. Dense breasts have more connective tissue than fatty tissue, which can sometimes make it hard to see tumors on a mammogram. Woman with dense breasts are more likely to get breast cancer

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