Age, genetics, family history, and other factors may contribute to the likelihood of breast cancer. Yup. Read on about other factors.
Did You Know?
- Breast cancer is 100 more times common in women than in men. (Please know that men can get breast cancer, too). Breast cancer does not discriminate with GENDER.
- Women with less fatty tissue and more glandular and fibrous breast tissue may be at higher risk for developing breast cancer. This is called BREAST DENSITY.
- Fat tissue may contribute to increases in estrogen levels, and high levels of estrogen may increase the risk of breast cancer. (OBESITY).