Breast cancer awareness is on the rise and so are the tumorous rumors surrounding it. See how many of the following 15 myths/facts you know or have heard of to avoid serious repercussions.
1. Myth: If I had a normal mammogram, then I needn’t worry about breast cancer.
Fact: Mammograms fail to detect around 10% to 20% of breast cancers.
Just because one exam comes back normal doesn’t mean breast cancer would not develop later. To be safe, conduct self-examinations, paying particular attention to any changes in how your breasts look or feel.