Myths about Breast Cancer...Debunked ...


Breast cancer tends to make headlines throughout the year, but no more so than it does when it gets close to October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month. While there is a lot of great information about breast cancer, there are also a lot of myths going around that will scare you unnecessarily. Fortunately, top doctors have worked to help you understand the true risk and causes and forget about all the hype that isn’t really true. Here are some myths that have been totally debunked.

1. Even if No One in Your Family Has Breast Cancer, You Can Still Get It

Some women assume that if you have no family history of breast cancer, then you are safe. That’s simply not true. However, experts at Health magazine say that up to 70% of breast cancer cases aren’t contributable to genetics. However, if you do have family members who have had breast cancer, your risk does go up, when compared to the average woman.

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