www.montereycountyweekly.com OCTOBER 19-25, 2023 MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY 3 Breast cancer awareness month For more information visit chomp.org/breastcare. 8 tips to reduce your risk Get a mammogram. Talk to your doctor about when to start. Get active — do things you love. Limit alcohol. The more alcohol you drink, the greater the risk. Quit smoking. There’s a link between smoking and breast cancer risk. Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight increases the risk of breast cancer. Breastfeed. It may play a role in breast cancer prevention. Talk to your doctor about affects of hormone therapy. Eat a healthy diet. 1 5 2 6 3 7 4 8