No matter how much we complain about our breasts—“they bounce when I run, they are six inches lower that they used to be, the left one is bigger than the right”—we don’t want anything worse than “natural sag” to ever happen to them. They have fed our children, filled our shirts, and, let’s face it, are quite sexy.
So if you want keep your breast cancer risk from mounting into menopause (show of hands, please?), you first need to understand the connection between your age, reproductive health, menopause, and breast cancer.
Here are some detailed answers to women’s most common questions about menopause and breast cancer: