Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers found among women. Although there is no set protocol for the breast cancer prevention, a few precautions might reduce one’s chances of getting it.
Prevention of breast cancer involves regular exercising. It helps in controlling the oestrogen levels in your body that increase the chances of getting the disease. It is also very important to keep yourself away from any radiations and hormonal therapy or medication.
In case you have a family history of breast cancer, consult your physician and go for the recommended health checkup with the prescribed schedule.
Besides this, monthly self-breast examination along with annual clinical breast checkup and sonomammogram after the age of 40 and mammogram after the age of 50 goes a long way.
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