Busting the myths about your bust and breast cancer

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal
written by Lauren Murphy, SIU School of Medicine Myth #1: Breast cancer can’t be prevented.SIU School of Medicine Myth #2: If you feel a lump, you probably have breast cancer. Myth #3: Breast cancer always displays itself in the form of a lump.Myth #5: Breast cancer only affects women. Myth #6: If your mom or grandma had breast cancer, you will get it as well. Myth #7: Annual mammograms expose women to too much radiation and up your risk of developing cancer. schedule a mammogram Myth #8: I don’t need to worry about breast cancer until I’m older. breast self-examinations copyright SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois.