It’s completely normal to be concerned about breast cancer considering what a top-of-mind issue it is in our society. Given the sheer amount of conversation focused on it amongst our family, friends and in the media, it’s not surprising that most women overestimate their risk for developing breast cancer.

We believe that learning the facts about breast cancer and its risk factors is an important and fundamental step in taking care of your health. This section offers basic information on breast health, common breast changes and conditions, as well as the risk factors for breast cancer and what you can do to help reduce your risk. 

If you have any concerns or would like more information about breast health and cancer risk, we’re here to help you. Call us, toll-free, at 1-888-778-3100 or email us at BreastCancerSupport@cancer.ca.

be breast aware

 

benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions

 

breast cancer risk factors

 

family history and cancer risk

 

breast screening (mammograms)