We scoured the latest research and spoke to experts to bring you 10 important facts you may not have known about this disease so you're better prepared to detect, prevent and fight it. While breast cancer affects women of all ages and races, the most recent data from the American Cancer Society shines a disturbing light on a lesser-known fact about the disease: African-American women under the age of 45 are not only more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but are also more likely to die from the disease. If you normally go for Caesar salad or mixed greens, consider mixing things up.
Experts aren't sure why this is, but they encourage African-American women to be diligent about detection and prevention, including being aware of changes in their breasts and talking to their doctors about risk factors and screenings. Switching to watercress—a spicy green with a peppery kick—not only adds great flavor to salads and sandwiches, it also may help ward off breast cancer, say researchers. Did a relative on your father's side of the family have breast cancer?
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