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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...

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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.

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

“A Snapshot: Blood Pressure in the U.S. Make Control Your Goal”. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Learn about high blood pressure and what you can do to make control your goal—then share with your family, friends, and others.

The HPV vaccine is recommended for preteen boys and girls at age 11 or 12 so they are protected before ever being exposed to the virus. HPV vaccine also produces a higher immune response in preteens than in older adolescents. If your teen hasn't gotten the vaccine yet, talk to their doctor about getting it for them as soon as possible.

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

CDC #Infographic: About 1 in 8 women aged 18 years and older and 1 in 5 high school girls binge drink. Learn more about the risks for women and girls.