The faith community nurse is teaching the community center women's group about breast cancer risk factors. Which factors does the nurse include? (Select all that apply.)

  1. First child at the age of 26 years
  2. Menopause onset at the age of 49 years
  3. Family history with BRCA1 inherited gene mutation
  4. Age over 40 years
  5. Onset of menses before the age of 12
  6. Recent use of oral contraceptives


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The risk for breast cancer increases with age. Most breast cancers are diagnosed at 40 years old or older.

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