No. Breast cancer may run in families, however, it is not contagious.
No. Breast cancer develops as a result of both genetic predisposition and environmental exposures during life. It is understood to develop as a result of multiple variables in one's body based related to exposure to hormones as well as elements that we don't understand in some tumors. It has never been shown to b related to any infection or virus. It is not contagious or transferable to others.
Not infection. Unlike infection, breast cancer is not contagious disease. No need to worry that you may get cancer by being too close to somebody with breast cancer.
B feeding for 16 months and am down to 1xday. Been having weird sensation on rt breast lately now worried about breast cancer. Age 44, clear u/s?
Need for examination. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Read more...
Is there anyone offering to give free breast cancer exams as a regular program, anywhere in the u.S.?
Yes. Florida also has free exams at times. Read more...