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I need your expertise, is 16 years old to young to get breast cancer?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: It would not be

Likely at this age.
Are there significant risk factors? Factors include: being female, increasing age, genetics, family history of breast cancer, previous breast cancer, being caucasian, dense breast tissue, some previous benign breast conditions, never having given birth or 1st child after age 30, early menarche, late menopause, radiation (chest), exposure to diethylstilbestrol, hormone.

In brief: It would not be

Likely at this age.
Are there significant risk factors? Factors include: being female, increasing age, genetics, family history of breast cancer, previous breast cancer, being caucasian, dense breast tissue, some previous benign breast conditions, never having given birth or 1st child after age 30, early menarche, late menopause, radiation (chest), exposure to diethylstilbestrol, hormone.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
after menopause, oral contraceptives, obesity, heavier alcohol use. Etc.
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