This year it's estimated that more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer. But there are steps you can take to reduce your risk.
Adopting a healthy lifestyle now may help prevent breast cancer in the future.
Women who exercise 30 minutes at least three times a week are less likely to develop the disease because exercise helps boost the immune system.
But studies have not shown that a specific diet lowers the risk of breast cancer.
If you're going to drink alcohol, keep it to one drink or less a day.
The risk is 20 to 30% higher because alcohol uses up folic acid.
Some women, because of their genetics, will develop breast cancer, no matter their lifestyle.
But experts say cancer survivors may help prevent a recurrence by adopting these healthy habits.
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