As a young woman, you should be informed about breast cancer because…
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in women in Canada, and any female can be at risk for developing it.
Research shows that during the teenage years and early twenties, young women like you tend to decrease involvement in sports and other kinds of physical activity, eat in a less healthy way, and begin to experiment with alcohol and binge drinking – all of which puts you at an increased risk of developing breast cancer in the future.
We know that there are certain lifestyle choices that you can make now to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer in the future.
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