Every women’s biggest fear (even though heart disease is more deadly).
The risk of many cancers increases with age.
Hormone therapy can increase the risk of certain types of cancers and decrease the risk of others.
Alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer. Women who drink alcohol should restrict alcohol intake to no more than one drink per day, on average.
A diet rich in fruits and vegetables decreases the risk of colon cancer and a diet low in fruits and vegetables increases the risk of breast cancer.
Obesity increases the risk of cancers of the breast and the endometrium (lining of the uterus).