A 56-year-old member asked:
could you tell me if my grandmother had breast cancer and my mom doesn't will i get it?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sewa Legha answered
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is uncertain: Breast cancer is a fairly common illness with one in 12 women facing this problem during their life time. If your mother or sisters do not have it, your risk is just like any other women. You should seek an annual check up and a mammogram once yearly or at least every two yearly and also do self breast examination once monthly looking for any lump or any changes in your breasts
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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