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Does getting your first period at an age lower than 13 actually increase your risk of ovarian/cervical/breast cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Minimal effect

Statistically speaking it may slightly increase the risk of breast cancer and Ovarian cancer.
But in an individual person it makes no big difference , so I would not worry about it as there is a long life to make amends and live by a healthy lifestyle and overcome any such risks. If you eat healthy and exercise daily, the risk of cancer goes down considerably!

In brief: Minimal effect

Statistically speaking it may slightly increase the risk of breast cancer and Ovarian cancer.
But in an individual person it makes no big difference , so I would not worry about it as there is a long life to make amends and live by a healthy lifestyle and overcome any such risks. If you eat healthy and exercise daily, the risk of cancer goes down considerably!
Dr. Sewa Legha
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