Breast cancer can run in families. In some women, an inherited gene change (mutation) increases the risk of developing breast cancer. This mutation can be inherited from either the mother or the father.
Most of the time, however, breast cancer mutations are not inherited. In these cases, the risk of developing breast cancer is determined by lifestyle and personal health history factors. These factors may or may not be things you can change. Complete this profiler to explore your risk of breast cancer and what you can do about it. Early detection is key to successful treatment.