Know Your Breast Cancer Risk

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Men cannot get breast cancer.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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

     

    A. Ovarian cancer

     

    B. Colon cancer

     

    C. Uterine cancer

     

    D. Breast cancer

     

    E. All of the above

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Having your first child before age 30:

     

    A. Increases your breast cancer risk.

     

    B. Decreases your breast cancer risk.

     

    C. Has no impact on breast cancer risk.

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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

     

    A. 1 to 2 drinks a week

     

    B. 1 to 2 drinks a day

     

    C. 3 to 4 drinks a day

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

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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

     

    A. Underwire bras

     

    B. Antiperspirants

     

    C. Breast implants

     

    D. None of the above

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  • Which could be a sign of breast cancer?

     

    A. Change in breast size or shape

     

    B. Redness or dimpling of the breast

     

    C. Fluid coming from the nipple

     

    D. A firm lump in the breast or armpit

     

    E. All of the above

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