Do you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women? Regardless of the family history and inherited genes, the majority of breast cancer incidence occurred due to the changes in the way we live that induce the risk factors for breast cancer. After introducing cancers back in “Hormone imbalance and cancer links”, now let’s look at the causes and preventions we can make on breast cancer.

Causes

The exact cause is unknown, but scientists have listed out risk factors that might increase the chance of having this.

Prevention

Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no way to prevent this cancer, but you can lower down the risk by lifestyle decisions. It is always better to be safe than sorry. Thus, take your steps now by making healthy lifestyle choices.

References

  1. MayoClinic. (2019, November 22). Breast cancer Symptoms & causes. Retrieved 9 December 2019, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470
  2. Adam, F. (2019, August 12). What to know about breast cancer. Retrieved 9 December 2019, from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/37136.php
  3. Jaime, H. & Kimberly, H. (2019, February 21). A Comprehensive Guide to Breast Cancer. Retrieved 9 December 2019, from https://www.healthline.com/health/breast-cancer

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