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Can you get breast cancer if your breast get squeeze really hard and the next day it became very painful, swollen, red, warm, and lumps?

no. Mild injury will not cause breast cancer, at the age of 19 , don't think about cancer , and take care of yourself. Read more...
Trauma to breast. No, squeezing injury will not result in overnight development of breast cancer. If the breast is red, painful and lumpy - the two diagnoses can be bruising or bruising with infection. See your pcp for an evaluation and management. Read more...

How can a woman get breast cancer?

I wish we knew! We really don't know what causes breast cancer. We do know that women with a long exposure to estrogen are at a higher risk. If you started your period early, or never got pregnant, you have more estrogen exposure. But these are things you can't really change. However, alcohol intake is associated with breast cancer, so decrease how much you drink. And lower your body fat. And avoid bpa plastics. Read more...

Can a woman get breast cancer from. Sleeping with her bra on?

No. Breast cancer has nothing to do with what type of bra you wear, how often you wear it, your sleeping habits... Read more...
NO. It doesn't matter how she sleeps, with or without bra, clothing, etc. Breast cancer is not caused by contact. Read more...
Bras don't cause it. Bra use in of itself is not even remotely associated with breast cancer but breast size i.e. Larger volume is so get your mammograms done regularly especially over age 50. Read more...

At what age should a woman get tested for breast cancer?

40. In general, women without other risk factors for breast cancer should get their first mammogram at age 40. Read more...
If you have. No palpable lump or family history of breast cancer, age 40. If you have any symptoms, earlier. Read more...

What is the likelihood that a woman will get breast cancer?

1 in 7. The likelihood of breast cancer in women is 1 in 7. This ratio will increase with strong family history of breast cancer of first degree as well as second degree. Breast feeding mothers usually decreases the risk. Read more...
Average 1 in 7. Unless in the hereditary group the average woman in the US has a one in seven chance of developing breast cancer as an acquired disease. Most are due to MMTV, a virus passed doen from the Black Plague that enters the Wnt 1 gene of the breast duct. In Australia during the Mouse plagues every 10 years the incieence increases to one in three women.. This is reduced with 3D mammo. Read more...

What age should a woman first get tested for breast cancer?

Usually 40. For women without a family history of breast cancer, then yearly mammograms start at age 40. If there is a family history of breast cancer at young ages (less than 50), then patients are followed in a high risk program and imaging is determined (in many we start 10 years prior to the youngest diagnosis). People with brca mutations in their families should be in a high risk program as well. Read more...

If a woman doesn't have fully developed breasts, is it still possible for her to get breast cancer?

Yes. If by fully developed you mean size, that does not have bearing on breast cancer. Read more...
Yes. By not having fully developed breasts, do you mean, pre-pubertal? Or do you mean smaller breasts? Breast cancer is dependent on many factors, many of which we know, and may of which we don't. Yes, it is possible in smaller breasted women, and is also possible in men. Read more...