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Breast cancer in women - NHS
Back to Health A to Z. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected at an early stage. For this reason, it's vital that women check their breasts regularly for any changes and always have any changes examined by a GP. In rare cases, men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer. Find out more about the flu vaccine.
Breast cancer – risk factors and lifestyle choices
Breast cancer is complicated. As a breast surgeon and medical director of the Novant Health UVA Breast Center, I know that patients get better care when they're well-informed and personally involved in their own treatment decisions. Learn how to take the next best step for yourself. Use our links to the best websites to learn even more on any topic. Your time is important to us.
A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease, such as breast cancer. But having a risk factor, or even many, does not mean that you are sure to get the disease. Certain breast cancer risk factors are related to personal behaviors, such as diet and exercise. Other lifestyle-related risk factors include decisions about having children and taking medicines that contain hormones.