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Your Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

  Your risk factors of getting Breast Cancer Score
     
1. Family History Add 15 points if you, your mother, sister or daughter has had breast cancer (15 points maximum) (If you scored 15 points in #1 above, skip #1a).
Add 10 points maximum if your grandmother, Aunt or Cousin has had breast cancer (maternal or paternal)
 
2. Age Add the following number to your score:
Double your age, round to the nearest 10 and drop the zero
(ex. Age 52 = 50, drop the 0, add 5 points)>
 
3. Pregnancy Add 1 point if 1st pregnancy in teenage years
Add 2 points if 1st pregnancy in twenties
Add 3 points if 1st pregnancy in thirties
Add 4 points if 1st pregnancy in forties
Add double your age points if no pregnancies

 
4. Birth Control Add to your score the number of years on
birth control, divided in half.
(ex. 6 years on birth control, add 3)

 
>5. Menopause Add one point for each 8 years since menopause  
6. HRT Add one point for each 5 years on hormone therapy  
7. Weight Add one point for each 20 pounds overweight  
8. Biopsy Add one point for each biopsy  
9. Ethnicity Add one point if you are African-American or Jewish  
10. Nursing SUBTRACT one point for each child nursed
for at least one month

 
11. Hysterectomy SUBTRACT one point for each 5 years since you have had a hysterectomy  
Score: 30 points or above = high risk
20 points or above = medium risk
19 points or less = low risk

 
 
     

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