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Are women with big boobs more likely to get breast cancer than women with medium or small ones?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Probably not: Research follows trends & statistics. Within this report from susang komen site is a listing of many trends being followed (parabens, dinking milk, breast size, etc.). Breast size has not been found to be associated with breast cancer risks. http://ww5.komen.org/breastcancer/factorsunderstudy.html.
Answered on Oct 27, 2014
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Dr. Peter Dahlberg
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Surprisingly not: It's a little tricky to sort this out as breast size correlates somewhat with obesity. The impact of size alone is not dramatic.
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No: If it goes away not cancer

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