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Does starting menstruation sooner increase my chances of getting anything except breast cancer?
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Unclear
While early menstruation can be a risk factor for breast cancer in populations, the risk to the individual will vary.
It is controversial whether early menstruation can increase risks of other cancers.

In brief: Unclear
While early menstruation can be a risk factor for breast cancer in populations, the risk to the individual will vary.
It is controversial whether early menstruation can increase risks of other cancers.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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In brief: Menses/breast ca
Decreases ovarian cancer risk, [my area is breast and ovarian; don't know about other body types regarding this influence].

In brief: Menses/breast ca
Decreases ovarian cancer risk, [my area is breast and ovarian; don't know about other body types regarding this influence].
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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