11 doctors weighed in:
How likely is it for an adolescent to have breast cancer?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Very, very unlikely
The incidence of breast cancer increases with age, occurring very rarely in one's 20's, sporadically in the 30's, and then increasing with each decade of life.
An adolescent with a breast lump still requires physician evaluation, but a benign tumor called a fibroadenoma is far more likely.

In brief: Very, very unlikely
The incidence of breast cancer increases with age, occurring very rarely in one's 20's, sporadically in the 30's, and then increasing with each decade of life.
An adolescent with a breast lump still requires physician evaluation, but a benign tumor called a fibroadenoma is far more likely.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikely
Most cancer doctors have seen breast cancer as early as someone in their twenties.
It doesn't mean it never happens earlier it's just that most of us never see it. Therefore it is extremely rare.

In brief: Unlikely
Most cancer doctors have seen breast cancer as early as someone in their twenties.
It doesn't mean it never happens earlier it's just that most of us never see it. Therefore it is extremely rare.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Rare
It would be very rare.

In brief: Rare
It would be very rare.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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