Breast Health

New Year’s Resolve: Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Speak to your gyno, and figure out where your risk factors are, and see what you can do for a 2023 resolution to lower your risk. Here’s a list of risk factors to review and then pick a health behavior that can lower your risk.

Those at Highest risk for Breast Cancer

Those with Dense Breasts

Those with Prior Abnormal Breast Ultrasound

Those with Prior Abnormal Mammogram

Those with a Breast Lump

Those with Very Cystic Breasts

Those with Strong Family History

Those with Breast Skin Changes

Those who have had Early Menarche and Late Menopause

Higher Body Mass Index (Obesity)

Older Age at First Pregnancy

Increased Alcohol Consumpiton


Those who Did Not Breastfeed


Suzanne Trupin, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and owner of Women's Health Practice, Hada Cosmetic Medicine, and Hatha Yoga and Fitness

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