How Much Do You Already Know About Breast Care?

November 03, 2014

As women, we face special concerns that call for heightened awareness about our breast health. With that being said, how educated are you about your breast health? Here are 12 true or false questions to help test your knowledge!

1. True or False .. Healthy breasts can feel lumpy.

2. True or False .. Changes to the outside of a breast may indicate a problem within it.

3. True or False .. If I find a lump in my breast and the mammogram results are negative, it's nothing to worry about.

4. True or False .. As you age, your risk of developing breast cancer increases.

5. True or False .. All breast lumps are cancerous.

6. True or False .. Breast cancer is most common in women with a family history of breast cancer.

7.True or False .. The composition of a healthy breast changes after menopause.

8. True or False .. Women without breast cancer symptoms don't need mammograms.

9. True or False .. Women with smaller breasts are less likely to have breast cancer.

10. True or False .. Breast self-exams can serve a helpful function.

11. True or False .. A breast injury can cause breast cancer.

12. The earlier breast cancer is found, the better the chances for successful treatment.

Watch for the answers explained, coming Wednesday, November 5!

1. True 2. True 3. False 4. True
5. False 6. False 7. True 8. False
9. False 10. True 11. False 12. True

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