Staying Proactive Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, with the exception of skin cancers. The current average risk of American women developing breast cancer during her lifetime is 12%. This means that there is a 1 in 8 chance that you or someone you may know will develop breast cancer.

The best way to beat breast cancer is to stay ahead of the curve. This includes annual physician breast exams, as well as, breast self-exams at home. Keeping up with your preventative care will help you detect breast cancer earlier and catch it before it spreads.

Sources: www.cancer.org

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