How can you prevent getting breast cancer?

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How can you prevent getting breast cancer?

Breast Cancer takes adherence to a healthy lifestyle and routine screenings. The risk can be reduced by maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise. Additionally, limiting alcohol consumption and quitting smoking reduce risk. There is a possibility that breastfeeding provides some protection. Consistent screenings, such as self-examinations, clinical breast exams, and mammography, aid in the early detection of cancer, a critical period for optimal treatment efficacy. Genetic risk factors and family history knowledge can inform the development of preventative measures, such as genetic testing and counseling.


While certain high-risk women might contemplate prophylactic mastectomy or pharmaceutical interventions such as tamoxifen or raloxifene, it is imperative that they consult healthcare professionals prior to making such decisions. Although preventive measures can decrease the probability of developing breast cancer, it is critical to acknowledge that no strategy can provide absolute immunity; therefore, it is vital to remain well-informed and proactive regarding breast health.



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