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Test Your Breast Health Knowledge

Breast Cancer Quiz
 

Breast Cancer Quiz

1. When should a woman get her first screening mammogram?

A. By age 30
B. By age 40
C. When she suspects a lump

2. Breast Self Exam should be performed

A. Once every six months
B. Only if you have a family history of breast cancer
C. Once a month, regardless of family history

3. True or False: All lumps in the breast are cancerous.

A. True
B. False

4. True or False: A woman is not at risk for breast cancer if she has no family history of it.

A. True
B. False

5. What factors may increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer?

A. Personal history of breast or ovarian cancer
B. A family member with breast cancer, especially in
both breasts or after menopause
C. Having her first period early, before age 12
D. Never being pregnant or having a first baby after
age 30
E. All of the above

6. A sign of possible breast cancer is

A. A new, hard lump or thickening in the breast
B. Changes in size or shape of the breast
C. Pain in one spot of the breast
D. Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
E. All of the above

7. True or False: Only women can get breast cancer.

A. True
B. False

8. True or False: African American women are more likely to get breast cancer.

A. True
B. False

9. True or False: A woman with no normal risk factors probably won't get breast cancer and doesn't need to worry about the disease.

A. True
B. False

10. True or False: When found and treated at an early stage, breast cancer is highly curable.

A. True
B. False

 
             
  
     
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