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Infographic: Everyone has BRCA genes, but some people have mutations (changes) in these genes which increase their risk for breast and ovarian cancer...

Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer #CDCInfographic: Many things can increase the risk that you'll get breast cancer. They're called risk factors. Some you can change, others you can't.

BRCAinfographicrickOvarianCancerpost #BRCA #BRCA 2 Lifetime Risk of Ovarian Cancer InfoGraphic A Girl's Guide to BRCA

Did you know that individuals with Lynch Syndrome have a 82% risk for colon cancer by age 70 or that they have a 50% risk of passing the mutation on to their children? Share our infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.

Fallopian op 'may cut cancer risk' - for women with the BRCA 1/2 gene mutation...the point being that you could reduce the risk of ovarian cancer just by removing the tubes, leaving the ovaries behind and so avoiding premature menopause. Not sure I would risk it ... when in doubt, take 'em out...what do you think?

Folate is an important part of a woman’s diet. It lowers the risk of having a baby with birth defects. Learn more from CDC’s #Infographic:

BRCAinfographicrickBreastCancerpost #BRCA #BRCA 2 Lifetime Risk of Breast Cancer InfoGraphic A Girl's Guide to BRCA

Just in time for those New Year’s resolutions, there is growing data suggesting a strong relationship between excess body weight and increased risk of certain cancers. This infographic highlights current research that shows the significant cancer risk of excess body weight, poor nutrition and physical inactivity. It also highlights ways to reduce that risk by following American Cancer Society guidelines for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Women face a higher risk of stroke. Remember the signs F.A.S.T. #AmericanStroke #FAST

Your chances of dying from #HeartDisease & #Stroke depend on many factors. Find out what they are in this #VitalSigns #Infographic.