Is it possible for a 14yo to get breast cancer?

Yes. It's very rare and these are unusual cancers. A young woman at this time in her life probably has many questions that a physician can help answer, and if she is questioning, these should not be dismissed just by reassuring, "cancer is very unlikely.".

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Is it unusual for a 14 year old to have symptoms of breast cancer?

Extremely rare. ...But not impossible. The youngest person in the U.S. To be diagnosed was a 10 yr old girl. She presented with an itch of her breast and her mom noticed the lump. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/hannah-317453-cancer-breast.html bottom line, get checked by your doctor if you are concerned! Read more...

Is it possible that 14 year old girls can develop breast cancer?

It's rare. Although it's pretty rare, it is possible for a 14-year-old to have an invasive carcinoma of the breast; it's also possible for there to be a mistake or confusion in diagnosis. Read more...

Could male teenagers get breast cancer?

Extremely unlikely. But not impossible. Show it to your doctor just to make sure. Read more...

How possible am I to get breast cancer?

Can't tell. Your risk depends on a series of personal risk factors (reproductive, dietary, etc) as well as your family history. Specialists in risk assessment use models to estimate cancer risk but of course, they are educated guesses. In killeen, you have access to texas oncology's genetic risk evaluation and treatment program or to scott and white genetics program. Good luck. Read more...

Are teenagers too young to get breast cancer?

Very, very rare. The incidence of breast cancer increases with age, but on rare occasion will be found in women in their 20's. While reported in the medical literature, the statistical probability of breast cancer in a teenaged girl is very, very low. Read more...

Is it possible to get breast cancer at sixteen?

Breast Cancer. Although it is rare to get breast cancer in the teens any breast pain, breast lumps, nipple discharge or other concerns should be reported to your doctor. He or she can decide if diagnostic tests such as a mammogram, ultrasound or biopsy are necessary. Read more...

What are the possible ways to get breast cancer?

Unknown. There are some increased breast cancer risks associated with obesity, hormone medication use, early age at first menstruation, late age at first childbirth, etc. Only about 15% of breast cancers occur because of genetic inheritance. See this site with more information: http://media.Komen.Org/breastcancer101tool/english/video-player.Html#kbc_01_01. Read more...