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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. However, there are several things that can increase your risk.

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

How can I reduce my 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 August 2018.

See also:

Inherited cancer & BRCA genes

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