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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can blunt force trauma cause or contribute to breast cancer formation?

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Dr. Keith Monson
General Surgery 25 years experience
Probably not: There was one small study out of lancaster university that suggested a link between breast trauma and breast cancer, but the conventional wisdom at present is that there is no significant link between breast trauma and breast cancer.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
No: This has not been established as a cause. It may be a coincidence that alerts a patient to a problem that has been brewing for quite some time but went unnoticed.
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