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Is breast tenderness a symptom of ovarian cancer

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Yes, of course: This is one of the classic hereditary cancer syndromes. Sorry, i don't have enough characters to be allowed to give you a full asnwer here, but q... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
SMALL: In 90% of cases there is no correlation. In 10% of cases it may be associated with the hereditary breast ovarian syndrome in which brca 1 & brca 2 mut... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
No.: Actually, breastfeeding is associated with a decreased risk of ovarian cancer, especially when done for more than 18 cumulative months.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
No: There is no evidence to support this.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Hereditary Link: App. 10% of all cases of breast and ovarian ca in the us are of the hereditary type, many of which are associated with mutations in the brca genes. W... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: Ovarian cancer encompasses a number of different types of malignancies. Some can and do spread to the lung as well as locally within the abdomen as w... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
No: It can help many conditions, but triggering cancer wouldn't be one of them
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just the opposite: There are some ovarian cancers that manufacture estrogen hormones from their theca cells, and endometrial cancers are also caused by estrogen hormone ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
SMALL: In 90% of cases there is no correlation. In 10% of cases it may be associated with the hereditary breast ovarian syndrome in which brca 1 & brca 2 mut... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Pretty good: You want to do self exam and imaging and ask your physician about genetic testing. Detect it early and the risk of death is quite low
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Moderate: With the family breast cancer, there are dna tests which may guide you. Non smoking, regular health checks, good personal habits and choices can redu... Read More