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A 31-year-old member asked:

Family has no history of breast cancer, how common is breast cancer at 25 years of age.

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Uncommon: Less than 0.6% of breast cancers occur under the age of 30. But it does occur, with reported 11, 000 patients diagnosed with breat csncer under age 40 in the us in one year (of the 230, 000 total breast cancer patients). If you have a breast lump or concern see a doctor.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How common is breast cancer at 25 years of age, with no family history?

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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 53 years experience
Rare: I have been doing surgery since 1972. In that time I have seen 2 patients under 30. If you have a breast issue see your doctor.
Last updated Apr 7, 2013


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