Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
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See how you can reduce your risk of breast cancer.


The recommendations to prevent all cancers apply to breast cancer. The advice includes: Quit smoking, reduce dietary fat, and eat fortifying food such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts. These cruciferous vegetables provide indoles, sulfur compounds that may also help spur cancer-fighting enzymes that may block or reduce cell damage, says Dr. Cohen.

In addition, early studies indicate that the following tips on the next few pages may decrease your risk of breast cancer.