Know your risk for breast cancer
Dr. Vanessa Wear, medical director for breast imaging at Advocate Health Care, shares the risk factors for breast cancer. Some of these risks include: family history, genetic mutation and atypical biopsy history. Additional tests such as breast MRI, 3-D mammography and breast ultrasound can be performed for high risk individuals.
To learn more about breast health, visit Stories of the Girls.
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