One in eight women will develop breast cancer at some point in her life. No one knows the exact cause of breast cancer, although there are certain factors that may increase one's risk. At Lahey's Comprehensive Breast Health Center, we strive to educate you as much as possible about your chances of developing breast cancer based on known risk factors such as
Educating our patients also means breaking some of the myths surrounding what causes breast cancer. Presently, there is no valid research data supporting claims that any of the following causes breast cancer
Breast Cancer Self-Assessment Test
To better understand your risks of breast cancer, contact our Risk Assessment Clinic directly at 781-744-2902 or make an appointment with the Comprehensive Breast Health Center.
Learn more about the patient-centered, high-quality approach to breast cancer care provided to patients diagnosed and treated at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.