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Is breast cancer be related to the environment?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
App. 10-15% of all breast cancers are believed to be related to hereditary risks; therefore, in a sense, the other 85-90% are related to "environmental" factors.
Unfortunately, we don't know what specific triggers are responsible for breast cancer development; but, we do know that breast cancer occurs much more frequently in developed countries. This, regrettably, is a disease of modern life.

In brief: Yes
App. 10-15% of all breast cancers are believed to be related to hereditary risks; therefore, in a sense, the other 85-90% are related to "environmental" factors.
Unfortunately, we don't know what specific triggers are responsible for breast cancer development; but, we do know that breast cancer occurs much more frequently in developed countries. This, regrettably, is a disease of modern life.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Possibly
It is possibly related to the environment.
Also genetics, hormones and other factors are at play.

In brief: Possibly
It is possibly related to the environment.
Also genetics, hormones and other factors are at play.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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