The modifiable risk factors can be controlled by adopting certain lifestyle changes. These changes will not only help in reducing the risk of breast cancer but also the chances of developing other diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke.
World Cancer Day: It was while breastfeeding her daughter that Rizwan felt a lump in her breast. "Initially, I thought perhaps the milk had hardened. Over the week, I realised the lump was something different, which is when I decided to take a doctor's opinion," she said.
In the latest study published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) it has been revealed that obesity and vitamin D deficiency may indicate a greater risk of breast cancer.
Campaign 'I Touch Myself' was launched in 2014, following the passing of celebrated diva, Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls. The project was created in her honour with a mission to create educational forums that remind women to touch themselves.