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Breast Cancer Myths

Fact: Only a small percentage of breast lumps are diagnosed to be cancer.

Fact: Genetic factors are estimated to cause only 5% to 10% of breast cancer cases.

Fact: 1% of breast cancer occurs in men.

Fact: No its definitely not.

Fact: Mammogram will help in early detection of cancer.

Fact: Wearing a bra and type of bra does not effect cancer rate.

Fact: Discuss with your doctor the various options available to you.

Fact: The chances of developing cancer is much higher in the presence of this mutation but not 100%. Talk to your doctor about risk reducing measures.

Fact: Researchers do not have any conclusive evidence for this.

Fact: Implants do not increase the risk of cancer, however more mammogram views may be required to examine the breast.

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