Five-Point Checklist to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Adopting healthy habits can be physically and mentally beneficial at any age for any population. Leading a healthy lifestyle can help protect overall health and may reduce the risk of breast cancer, as well as other cancers.

Use this checklist to help reduce your risk:

  1. Get regular and thorough exams to check for any changes in size, shape and tenderness. 
  2. Eat a healthy diet including five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day. 
  3. Maintain a healthy weight with regular physical activity.
  4. Quit smoking and limit alcohol intake.
  5. Consult with your provider if you are on hormone replacement therapy to determine what is best for you.