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Am I at risk of breast cancer?

For many women, there's no clear reason why they've developed breast cancer. But there are several things that can increase your risk.

You have an increased risk of getting breast cancer if you:

Reducing your risk of breast cancer

There are several things you can do to reduce your risk of getting breast cancer.

On the next page: How do I know if I have breast cancer?

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by oncoplastic breast and general surgeon, Canterbury DHB. Page created May 2018. Last updated February 2020.

See also:

Inherited cancer & BRCA genes


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