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Cancer Prevention = Being Proactive

Did you know that nearly one in eight U.S. women develops breast cancer some time in her life? In many cases, it's not known why a woman gets breast cancer; in fact, 70% of all women with breast cancer have no known risk factors. While there may be no clear answer about what causes breast cancer, there are a number of ways you can help reduce your risks:

For more helpful information about self-exams, symptoms and strategies for preventive care and early detection, visit the Breast Cancer Health Topic Center in your Living Well Health Manager. 

In addition to your Living Well Health Manager, UT System provides a wealth of resources dedicated to your better health. Access all of these benefits in one convenient location: www.livingwell.utsystem.edu/cancer.htm

Resources Available to You and your Dependents:

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