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The risk factors you can control
Los Angeles Times

For the vast majority of women who worry about their breast cancer risk but are wary of taking medicine, researchers and breast cancer specialists can dispense some helpful but ultimately limited advice.

Many of the factors that contribute to breast cancer risk are pretty much beyond one’s control — women can’t change the fact that they started to menstruate at 10, have dense breasts or are genetically predisposed to the disease.