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Breast Cancer Awareness: Your Breast Cancer Risk

Oct Thu, 2023, See more: Health and Safety

Your breast health journey starts with knowledge. Whether you’re concerned about your risk of breast cancer, have a history of breast cancer or other cancers in your family, or are curious about genetic testing, the first step is learning more about risk.

Everyone is at risk of breast cancer, and some of us are at a higher risk than others. Learning about your breast cancer risk can empower you to make important breast care decisions to take charge of your health. 

Breast Care Helpline
If you or a loved one needs more information about breast cancer risk factors, contact the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or [email protected]. All calls are answered by a trained specialist or oncology social worker, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. Se habla español.

Social media
Follow Komen on social, or join a Komen Facebook Group, to connect with our community and learn more about breast health educational opportunities.

Facebook groups
Komen’s Breast Cancer Facebook group and Metastatic Breast Cancer Facebook group provide places where those with a connection to breast cancer can share their experiences and build strong relationships with each other.

Interactive tool
Watch our interactive Breast Cancer 101 interactive tool to learn more about breast cancer risk factors.

Education materials
Our fact sheets, booklets and other education materials offer additional information about breast cancer risk factors.

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