One in eight women in the US develops breast cancer, and the number of breast cancer patients is increasing year after year. One-third of all cancers in women are breast cancer. The mortality rate of breast cancer is second only to lung cancer.   Risk factors for breast cancer You may be at an higher risk for breast cancer if you are an older woman, have a history of cancer in your family, carry excess weight, consume a diet high in fat, drink alcohol excessively, began menstruating early, are in late menopause, are childless and or were over age 40 during your first pregnancy, use birth control pills or have […]

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