High Risk Factors for Breast Cancer are present in almost 50% of American women. Early diagnosis is key to winning the battle against breast cancer. Women at a higher risk need to follow a more aggressive cancer screening regiment. The new American Cancer Society Guild line is for healthy women that are free of any of the risk factors that are known to indicate a stronger likelihood of breast cancer. Knowing those risks and taking appropriate action will give you more peace of mind and a significant edge should you need to begin a fight against breast cancer.