Myths vs Facts

1. my breasts are too big to get breast cancer

  • obesity, which often results in larger breasts, does put women at a higher risk of breast cancer

2. my breasts are too small to get breast cancer

  • there is no evidence to show that women with small breasts are less likely to develop breast cancer

3. I'm to young to get breast cancer

  • many women under the age of 40 are diagnosed with breast cancer

4. only women with a family history of breast cancer are at risk 

  • all women are at risk, however family history of breast cancer increases the risk

5. I have never had children, so I'm not at risk

  • women who have never had children or who only had children after the age of 30 have an increased risk of breast cancer