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Team Shan
18 Beechwood Path
Huntsville, ON
P1H 1S8

risk reduction

  • choose a healthy lifestyle
  • limit alcohol to one drink or less per day
  • live smoke free and avoid exposure to second-hand smoke
  • get active and aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day
  • eat well and enjoy a balanced diet that is high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and low in fat and sugar
  • breastfeed your babies

self care

  • know your body and watch for changes
  • be breast aware, check your breasts and check ’em often
  • discuss your breast health with your health care provider
  • talk to your health care provider about oral contraceptive risks and benefits
  • advise your health care provider of any known breast cancer risk factors
  • obtain medical attention for any breast cancer symptom
  • obtain medical attention for any persistent changes in your body
  • ask the doctor, ‘Could this be cancer?’


  • START (Supporting Tailored Approaches to Reducing Tobacco) UBC initiative reducing your risk of breast cancer