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Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Bcp use is not associated with any significant incidence of breast cancer regardless of risk factors, however, certain breast cancers can grow in response to estrogen use.
It is advised to begin cancer screening 10 years before your mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. This should include yearly physician exam and mammography, ultrasound, and/or mri, depending on age and risk factors.

In brief: Yes
Bcp use is not associated with any significant incidence of breast cancer regardless of risk factors, however, certain breast cancers can grow in response to estrogen use.
It is advised to begin cancer screening 10 years before your mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. This should include yearly physician exam and mammography, ultrasound, and/or mri, depending on age and risk factors.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
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