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Had 2 babies over 40. Is that considered high risk for breast cancer? Breastfeed both. How much higher of a risk than average woman.

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Dr. Sean Canale
Breast Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Minimal if any

We don't truly understand what "causes" breast cancer outside certain mutations (brca1/2) ; in most cases its a combination of factors - gene switches ; lifetime experiences.
Many items associated w/ "risk" have been identified such as early menarche, late 1st period, mammo density. These are not causes but likely surrogates for other influencing factors. #1 risk: being female and having breast.

In brief: Minimal if any

We don't truly understand what "causes" breast cancer outside certain mutations (brca1/2) ; in most cases its a combination of factors - gene switches ; lifetime experiences.
Many items associated w/ "risk" have been identified such as early menarche, late 1st period, mammo density. These are not causes but likely surrogates for other influencing factors. #1 risk: being female and having breast.
Dr. Sean Canale
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

This doesn't increase your risk.
Even if it did, it's moot. You did what was right for you. Keep up proper surveillance against breast cancer. I'm old-fashioned and believe in monthly self-exam. Comply with your physician's instructions on mammography. Report any dominant masses to your physician without delay. Do this and your chances of dying of breast cancer are extremely low.

In brief: No

This doesn't increase your risk.
Even if it did, it's moot. You did what was right for you. Keep up proper surveillance against breast cancer. I'm old-fashioned and believe in monthly self-exam. Comply with your physician's instructions on mammography. Report any dominant masses to your physician without delay. Do this and your chances of dying of breast cancer are extremely low.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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