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

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  • 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.

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

     

    True

     

    False

    Correct Answer
  • 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