A 24-year-old female asked:
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im 22, my great grandmother had breast cancer. my mom, and gram didnt. what are the chances i get it? could i have it now? what are the signs

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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast cancer: Usually the risk of breast cancer is figured on a closer relative than a "great grandmother". If your mother and grandmother did not have breast cancer, there is minimal cause to have testing done at your age of 22. Self examination, and regular checkups with your gyn physician are still important , however.
Answered on Feb 5, 2018
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