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Just as I suspected.

November 12, 2009

Your breast cancer risk is probably lower than you’ve been told.

 

If you are over 40 and healthy, your lifetime risk of breast cancer is 6%.

 

That’s about 1 in 17.  Not 1 in 8.  Better, no?

One Comment leave one →
  1. November 13, 2009 3:00 am

    Your risk of breast cancer is also lower if you smoke. I’m not saying you should start it’s just what my friends doctor told her when she was being tested because they thought she might have it.

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