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Could you tell me if my mom has breast cancer what are my chances of getting it (im male)?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
LOW: It's uncommon for any men to get breast cancer, less than 1/100 cases compared to women. No significant increase in males with mothers with breast cancer, though women with such mothers have an increase to about 14-15 %. Don't fret, and good luck.
Answered on Aug 9, 2013

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