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Reproductive Risks

Many reproductive factors affect a woman's risk of breast cancer. The age you begin your menstrual periods, the number of children you have and the age you go through menopause all affect breast cancer risk. Even breastfeeding has an impact on your risk of breast cancer. Learn more about the reproductive factors related to breast cancer risk.


Age at First Period