1:8 women will develop breast cancer.1
men will develop breast cancer.1
of these are hereditary cancers.2
Breast cancer is due to abnormal cells in the breast that grow out of control. Sometimes this can cause a lump in the breast tissue (though not all breast lumps are cancerous). Sometimes there are no symptoms, and cancer is found during a screening mammogram.
Learn more about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer from American Cancer Society.
Risk factors for inherited breast cancer include:
Concerned that hereditary cancer might run in your family?
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