Know Your Breast Cancer Risk

  • The older you get, the greater your breast cancer risk.

    True

    False

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  • Men cannot get breast cancer.

    True

    False

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  • Your breast cancer risk is higher if you have a family history of:

    Ovarian cancer

    Colon cancer

    Uterine cancer

    Breast cancer

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Most women with breast cancer have a family history of the disease.

    True

    False

    Correct Answer
  • The BRCA gene plays a role in your lifetime breast cancer risk:

    True

    False

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  • Your breast cancer risk is higher if you got your first period after age 13.

    True

    False

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  • Having your first child before age 30:

    Increases your breast cancer risk.

    Decreases your breast cancer risk.

    Has no impact on breast cancer risk.

    Correct Answer
  • Hormone therapy for menopause can raise your breast cancer risk.

    True

    False

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  • Alcohol may raise your breast cancer risk if you have more than:

    1 to 2 drinks a week

    1 to 2 drinks a day

    3 to 4 drinks a day

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  • Putting on too much weight can raise your breast cancer risk.

    True

    False

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  • Which is most likely to raise your breast cancer risk?

    Underwire bras

    Antiperspirants

    Breast implants

    None of the above

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  • Which could be a sign of breast cancer?

    Change in breast size or shape

    Redness or dimpling of the breast

    Fluid coming from the nipple

    A firm lump in the breast or armpit

    All of the above

    Correct Answer