Reduce Your Risk Of Breast Cancer With These 10 Tips

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10) Preventative Surgery


If, through genetic testing, a person is found to be at risk of developing breast cancer as a result of having the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene or any other gene mutation or if they have a solid family history of breast cancer, their doctor may recommend a procedure called a prophylactic mastectomy to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. Women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes may also be advised to have a prophylactic oophorectomy, which is a removal of the ovaries, as well.

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