Williams Cancer Institute

A Simple Guide to Understanding Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Have you or a loved one previously been diagnosed with breast cancer?

Are you currently struggling on learning how to support your loved one through this battle?

If so, you have reached a great place where you will receive information that will assist you throughout this journey. Breast cancer is a type of cancer that mostly affects women. It is most common to see breast cancer in women the age 50 years and older. This does not mean it will not affect women of younger age.

Many factors can increase the risk of breast cancer such as:
-Family history of breast cancer
-Having dense breast
-Genetic mutations such as BRCA1 and BRCA2.