Frequently Asked Questions
Should I have my first screening mammogram now?
How much would I decrease my chance of dying from breast cancer if I did monthly self-exams? Can I detect it early enough?
How often should I have a mammogram?
Should I adjust my diet to decrease my risk for breast cancer?
What are my greatest cancer risks overall and how can I protect myself?
I've heard that lesbians are at higher risk for getting breast cancer? Is that true and if it is why is that?
Is my risk for breast cancer greater because of my family history?
What is cancer exactly? Maybe if I understood what it is I can prevent it.
I've read about different kinds of breast cancer, some have to do with the ducts. I don't really understand all the anatomy, like all the ducts, can you explain it?
If I'm at high risk, is it worth having a mastectomy now so that I can't ever get breast cancer? After all, my life is more important to me than my breasts.