It could be your mom, your sister, your aunt, your cousin or you. About 7% of women with breast cancer are diagnosed before they turn 40.
Who is the 7%?
Know that you’re not part of the 7% by taking action. Start simple by assessing your risk.
Common risk factors include:
a personal history of invasive breast cancer (DCIS or LCIS)
a strong family history of breast cancer, you may have an inherited gene mutation (such as BRCA1)
age of first period
number of past breast biopsies
race and ethnicity