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What are the odds of a 97 year old having breast cancer?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gene Wong
Radiation Oncology
12 doctors agree
In brief: Not high
The median age of breast cancer in female in us is about 67 years.
That means the further you are away from the median the lesser is the chance. But it's still a possibility. I would not recommend routine mammogram in this age group. Just use common sense and if one finds a lump that's new, then medical attention should be sought.

In brief: Not high
The median age of breast cancer in female in us is about 67 years.
That means the further you are away from the median the lesser is the chance. But it's still a possibility. I would not recommend routine mammogram in this age group. Just use common sense and if one finds a lump that's new, then medical attention should be sought.
Dr. Gene Wong
Dr. Gene Wong
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: It's possible
There is no upper age limit for any cancer.

In brief: It's possible
There is no upper age limit for any cancer.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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