VIDEO: Behaviors to reduce your risk of breast cancer

JAM Media Solutions, OBX Today, Beach 104, Big 94.5 WCMS, 99.1 The Sound and Z 92.3 are proud to increase awareness of the breast cancer and assist groups raising funds for research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

We will be posting features every day here at OBX Today ranging from inspiring stories from those who have battled breast cancer, information on screening and prevention, to details about services and support organizations right here on the Outer Banks.

Not all cases of breast cancer can be prevented, but some can. Certain risk factors for breast cancer, such as genetics, are inherent to an individual and cannot be changed. Others are related to a person’s lifestyle.

This animation highlights some of the things that affect your risk