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Frequently asked questions

Worried about a change in the breast? Or what increases the risk of breast cancer?

Around a quarter of the calls to our Helpline service are questions about breast health concerns. Some people may be unsure about what could increase the risk of breast cancer, how to get screening or worried about a change in the breast.

Our nurses have answers to your most frequently asked questions below.



Content last reviewed March 2012; next planned review 2014

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