One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, making breast cancer the most common cancer in women after skin cancer. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women are diagnosed with this dangerous disease, and even more women battle bravely against it. Though we haven’t found a silver bullet to cure breast cancer yet, decades of research have given us insight into how we can better prevent, catch and treat it. Scientists have been able to identify multiple risk factors for developing breast cancer, and while some of them can’t be changed, many of them can be. So even if you have risk factors for breast cancer, don’t feel powerless – here are some things recent research suggests you can do to reduce your risk.