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can thyroid cancer increase breast cancer risk?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Not usually: There are some families who have increased rates of a variety of cancers, including papillary thyroid cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer. But having one does not cause an risk for another; instead inherited genes put a person at increased risk for both. A person with a history of thyroid cancer should be sure to get recommended mammograms and colon tests.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Probably Not: Although there are probably unknown genetic links between people with multiple primary tumors, there is no direct link between thyroid and breast cancer.

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