Risk Checker for Breast Cancer

Risk Checker for Breast Cancer

If you have answered at least two questions from Checklist 1 or at least one question from checklist 2 with yes, you should take the screening tests for breast cancer seriously. Talk to your gynecologist about it.

Risk Check 1

  • Were you younger than 11 years at the first menstrual period?
  • Have you older than 54 years with the last menstrual period?
  • Are you childless?
  • Did you get your first child only after more than 30 years?
  • Have you breastfed only or very briefly?
  • Are you clearly overweight?
  • Do you usually lack of exercise?
  • Drink plenty of alcohol (regularly more than a small glass of beer or wine per day)?
  • Did you take hormones at least five years for menopausal symptoms?
  • Preventing you using the pill?

Risk Check 2

  • Have you had or have breast cancer?
  • Are you diagnosed with ovarian, uterine or colon cancer in the last five years?
  • Do you have a pronounced breast disease (breast change with nodules and cysts)?
  • Has already been a tissue sample is taken from your breast because of unclear findings?
  • You has more than one members (grandmother, mother, daughter, sister) with breast cancer and / or ovarian cancer?

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