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Breast Cancer Awareness Quiz
by Staff
Our breast cancer awareness quiz, brought to you by the American Cancer Society and HowStuffWorks, offers you a chance to test your breast cancer awareness. Get started now.

The greatest risk of breast cancer occurs at what age?

  • Under 30
  • 30-49
  • 50 and over

Most women diagnosised with breast cancer have:

  • A family history of the disease
  • Lumpy breast tissue
  • High stress levels
  • None of the above

Which of these has been proven to increase breast cancer risk?

  • Cell phones
  • Breast implants
  • Antiperspirants
  • None of the above

Which U.S. ethnic group has the highest rate of developing breast cancer?

  • White
  • African American
  • Hispanic
  • Asian

At what age does the ACS recommend that women begin yearly mammograms?

  • 30
  • 35
  • 40
  • 50

What disease is the most deadly for women in the U.S.?

  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Heart Disease

Which item has no effect on the risk of breast cancer?

  • Alcohol
  • Excess weight
  • Exercise
  • Preservatives in food