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Fact or Fiction: Breast Cancer

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let's see what you know about this deadly disease. I've listed some statements about breast cancer. You decide which ones are fact and which ones are fiction.

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Men can get breast cancer.

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Getting a mammogram will cause breast cancer to spread.

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If a close family member had breast cancer, it means you'll develop it too.

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Self-breast exams should be performed once a month.

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Drinking alcohol every day can increase your risk of developing breast cancer.

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If a woman under the age of 35 has taken birth control pills for over 10 years, her risk of breast cancer increases.

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Smoking cigarettes causes breast cancer.

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You don't need to worry about breast cancer until you're at least 35 years old.

Join The Conversation
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
7/8 - I missed the smoking one. Makes sense but I figured it could cause anything
jennybop jennybop 8 years
6/8 had no idea about the birthcontrol or alcohol.
VeggieLove726 VeggieLove726 8 years
nice 8/8!
Allytta Allytta 8 years
i have been reading this blog for almost 2 years now or so everyday so i knew all the answers... but remember this summer you Fit wrote that self-exams actually do no good, as people run to the doctors when they feel every little nothing and they just get unneccessary biopsies...
ohkate ohkate 8 years
I liked this quiz and the fact that you tell us why we were right or wrong.
greatscott200 greatscott200 8 years
7/8 I missed the drinking one. Who knew? Glad i don't drink everyday.
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 8 years
8/8 I'm a boobie genius :P
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
7/8 - I missed the smoking question.
jessie jessie 8 years
8/8 good quiz
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
hmmm 7/8. got the alcohol question wrong. ah well.
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