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how can breast cancer occur?

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Dr. Greg Pahnke
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
NOW YOUR THE TEACHER: I want to know that answer - environmental factors-pesticides , high fat diet , radiation, food additives, prolonged estrogen exposure - early menses - late menopause or genetics brca 1/2 genetic code damage, where else in the genome/ secondary hits? Or is it combination of the above ...Call me on my cell if you got the answer.
Answered on Dec 7, 2015
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Breast Cancer: Abnormal cells in different parts of breast usually get killed by cells we naturally have in our body--call them "killer cells"one of the theories is these cells don't do their job for some reason and the bad cancer cells keep on multiplying-killing a persons normal cells- sometimes spreading the ca cells to other parts of the body sometimes there is an inherited reason--most, we don't know.
Answered on Mar 19, 2012

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Yes: Unless they are microscooic

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