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Does a family history of breast cancer put someone at a higher risk?

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Learning About Breast Cancer over 7 years
 
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    yes a family history of breast or ovarian cancer does put you at higher risk for breast cancer. talk with your doctor to have regular mammograms.
    about 7 years Comment Flag
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    I would say that a history indicates a risk of a genetic factor, wich can be a higher risk for having cancer... But that is 2 "if", and there is not only one kind of genetic cancer (BRCA), there are many other possibilities wich I think don't always involve a high risk... Best thing is to talk to a specialist about that...
    about 4 years Comment Flag

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