Written by : Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, MD
The Risk Factors for Breast Cancer are many, but having one or more risk factors does not always mean that a woman will get breast cancer.
Many factors can influence these risk factors. Very often, it is seen that a woman with a number of risk factors do not get breast cancer while a woman with no apparent risk factor may suffer from it.
Even when a woman with breast cancer does have a risk factor, it is very difficult, if not impossible, to prove that her cancer is indeed a result of that particular risk factor.
Some risk factors can be changed - for example obesity and alcohol intake. But some cannot be changed, such as those that are familial or genetic. But others
Risk Factors Which Cannot be Changed
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Risk Factors which can be Changed or Decreased
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