Need docs help! I am scared I have breast cancer. Only 16 years old please help!?

Get a physical exami. Breast lumps, usually benign can develop in younger women. If you feel a lump, get a physical examination done by your doctor.

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I'm 16 years old, do I have breast cancer? Mom did

No Why worry. You are only 16 years , enjoy , do what you want to do with your life, talk to your family about your fears , worry 30 years from now, then their will be cure. Read more...
1 in a million. The odds of getting breast cancer as a teen is less than 1 in a million. Have you spoken to your mom about your fears? Hopefully, she has a large support group that can also help educate you about this disease and alleviate some of your concerns. Read more...
Not likely. Even with family history, it would extremely rare for a 16 year-old to have breast cancer. Please consult with your doctor to ascertain your risk for breast cancer and learn self examination. Read more...

Can a 16 year old get breast cancer? And how exactly are the breast cancer lumps?

Unlikely. Unlikely but not impossible. The youngest Breast cancer patient I have worked with was 18. That said, when you are examining your breasts you are feeling for a place that is different from the rest. It is normal for a young female to have dense breasts with "lumps". Hormone changes can also make cystic areas in the tissue. If you have an area that concerns you please ask your GYN or PCP. Read more...

Could a 16-year old female have breast cancer?

Yes. It is rare, but a dominant mass in a breast at any age needs to be seen by a physician. Read more...

Is it possible for a 16 year old get breast cancer?

Sure but... Incredibly unlikely. If you have any concerns, please get your 16 year old checked by her doc. Good luck. Read more...

History of long, painful periods. Been on the pill for 18 years so the doc is worried about breast cancer risk. Suggests IUD... but copper or hormone?

Hormone IUD but . . The worry about breast cancer is unfounded and in fact prolonged use of the pill is protective against ovarian cancer and possibly uterine cancer. The IUD is still a good choice but because of your history of long, painful periods, one of the hormone IUD's makes the most sense. Read more...