October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer over her lifetime. It is now more important than ever to catch up on missed check-ups and recommended screenings. Doctors can find irregularities early through regular screenings. Finding these irregularities early can increase chances of recovery. It is important to learn about your family’s health history and talk to your doctor about your risk for breast cancer. Your doctor can help you determine which screening tests are right for you. The CDC also has information on the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer.