Breast Cancer & The Environment

Topics Covered in this Section:

I. USA & New York State Statistics

·    II. Defining Our Terms

  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Environment

·    III. Causes of Breast Cancer

  • Genetic Factors
  • Hormonal Factors
  • Environmental Factors

·    IV. Breast Cancer Prevention

  • Risk Factors
  • Protective Factors

·    V.  How to protect myself and my family

·    VI. Your Risk Calculation

  • Lifetime Risk of Being Diagnosed  with Breast Cancer
  • Risk Self-calculation Tool

·    VII. Booklets about Breast Cancer and Women Health

  • What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer (2012)
  • Women's Health (2010)

·    VIII. Educational Videos

  • Everything about breast cancer
  • Breast cancer and environment (day in a life video)
  • Breast self-examination
  • Mammogram
  • Breast cancer survivors

·    IX.  Resource Links