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Is it possible for a 14 year old girl to get breast cancer

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Almost-never.: Breast cancer is very rare in women under 30 and increases in incidence the older you get. The statistical probabibility of having breast cancer at 1... Read More
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
Unfortunately: Although very rare, it is possible.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Breast Cancer Rare: Primary breast cancer is rare before age 25 yrs. When breast cancer is seen in an adolescent, it is frequently caused by spread from another site in t... Read More
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
So extremely rare: I am not going to say "never", but the incidence is close to that. Anytime there is breast tissue present, there is a theoretical risk of breast canc... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Very unlikely: While anything is possible, breast cancer in a teenager is almost unheard of. Pubertal breast nodularity is the most common finding. See her doctor fo... Read More
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
< 1 in a Million: Breast cancer is very rare in women under 30 and increases in incidence the older you get. The statistical probabibility of having breast cancer at 1... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Highly unlikely: Although it is highly unlikely you should see the gynecologist for the symptoms you are having. Does your mom or an older sister have breast cancer? ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Greene
Dr. Alan Greeneanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
It's rare: Although it's pretty rare, it is possible for a 14-year-old to have an invasive carcinoma of the breast; it's also possible for there to be a mistake ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
Radiology 44 years experience
Too young: Hormonal influence is most common cause of breast pain in a teen. An ultrasound can provide reassurance and check for cysts or other benign non cancer... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Very rare: Anything can happen but breast cancer in a teenager is extremely rare. She should see a doctor for an examination.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: It's very rare and these are unusual cancers. A young woman at this time in her life probably has many questions that a physician can help answer, and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Unlikely: ..But not impossible. Furthermore, it could be something else of importance so i suggest it gets checked. Best to y'all.
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Very rare: Without family history, you should not be concerned about breast cancer at your age. You may consult this site for more information on this topic.