If you've ever paid a visit to a gynecologist, chances are you've felt up one of those fake breasts that contains a lump somewhere within. And if you've ever felt up one of those fake breasts, you wouldn't be alone if you've had trouble finding the lump. Either way, you're probably aware that you need to do regular breast self-examinations and let your doctor know if something feels lumpy or otherwise not quite right.
That's not all you should be doing, though—not by a long shot. According to Cancer.org, more than 250,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed in women each year, and while lumps are alarming, they're hardly the only determinant that something isn't right. Read on for more breast cancer risk factors worth discussing with your doctor.