Vishal Gupta, MD, PhD trained as a medical resident in the department of internal medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City. He also performed fellowships at Columbia University in Gastroenterology and Harvard Medical School in Gerontology and earned a PhD in colon cancer at the University of South Carolina.

There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But you may help lower your risk by maintaining a healthy body weight, limiting how much alcohol you drink and getting regular exercise.