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Can a woman get breast cancer if you squeeze her breasts really hard

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No: Breast cancer is not associated with any physical trauma to the breasts.
Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: No.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Nope: But don't let people do that to you! ouch!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
no: Mild injury will not cause breast cancer, at the age of 19 , don't think about cancer , and take care of yourself.
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Trauma to breast.: No, squeezing injury will not result in overnight development of breast cancer. If the breast is red, painful and lumpy - the two diagnoses can be bru ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
I wish we knew!: We really don't know what causes breast cancer. We do know that women with a long exposure to estrogen are at a higher risk. If you started your perio ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Breast cancer has nothing to do with what type of bra you wear, how often you wear it, your sleeping habits...
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
No : This doesn't happen.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
40: In general, women without other risk factors for breast cancer should get their first mammogram at age 40.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wasfi Makar
39 years experience Radiation Oncology
1 in 7: The likelihood of breast cancer in women is 1 in 7. This ratio will increase with strong family history of breast cancer of first degree as well as se ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Usually 40: For women without a family history of breast cancer, then yearly mammograms start at age 40. If there is a family history of breast cancer at young a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: If by fully developed you mean size, that does not have bearing on breast cancer.
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