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    What is the cause of breast cancer n how do we prevent it?

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    Dr. Akanksha Pathania

    credihealthVerified DoctorMedical ExpertMedical Expert
    Member since 05 February 201917 October 2019 at 12:23

    According to many studies, breast cancer is more common in women whose family members or blood relatives have also had breast cancer. This means that it is mostly genetic. Other factors like Radiation exposure, obesity, alcohol consumption, not having children, can all participate as risk factors for breast cancer. One can make changes to help prevent breast cancer - -Get regular breast cancer screening done -Check for lumps by doing a self-breast examination -Drink a moderate amount of alcohol. -Exercise regularly -Consume a healthy diet You can also go through our blog to get more information about Breast Cancer.