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is breast cancer inherited?

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It can be: Even with a family history of breast cancer, the majority of breast cancers are known as "sporadic"; approximately 5-10% of inherited breast cancers are related to a mutation in the brca 1 or brca 2 genes.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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