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Joan Lunden, former co-host of "Good Morning America" and longtime women's wellness advocate recently admitted that she's in the midst of a fight for her life in a blog post titled: "I Have Breast Cancer."

While it's impossible to prevent breast cancer, there are steps women can take to protect themselves. Here are the five numbers every woman should know for breast cancer risk reduction.

Breast cancer becomes more of a concern with age. Women in their 40s and above (and even younger, if there's a strong history of the disease) should be taking active steps to identify breast cancer as early possible, when treatment is most successful. Breast cancer awareness month is an excellent reminder to get those exams and mammograms.

Get information about breast cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and caring for someone who has breast cancer.