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A 32-year-old female asked:

I'm a 32 year old healthy female and there is no family history of breast cancer.what are my chances of developing breast cancer?

1 doctor answer10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: Overall the lifetime risk of a women developing breast cancer is about 12%. Whether your personal risk is higher or lower than that depends on other factors such as age at onset of menstruation, age when first child was born, history of breast biopsies and ethnicity.

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