Does breast cancer run in the family?

Answer On One Hand: Gene MutationsBreast cancer can be caused by hereditary genetic mutations, reports the American Cancer Society. adds that some women have a family history of breast cancer... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does breast cancer run in the family

My paternal grandmother died of breast cancer. Does that increase my chances of developing breast cancer?

Breast cancer is common enough that having a grandparent who contracted the disease does not necessarily mean that you have any predisposition to it yourself. Just be vigilant, and you'll be fine.

Family History and Breast Cancer Test?

Genetic breast cancer testing can determine whether you have the genetic mutations that increase your risk for developing breast cancer. More than 254,000 women received a breast cancer diagnosis i... Read More »

Why is it we have breast cancer awareness pins to wear and show support...breast cancer walks?

Typically, it's the big fish that makes the biggest splash.While watching the Oscars, they honoured Jerry Lewis and they said he was responsible for raising $2 billion for MS.$2 billion bucks and I... Read More »

My 10-years-old daughter has a lump in here left breast does it mean cancer or just is her breast growing?

I would say boobs, my stepdaughter had the same thing happen to her and her bio-mom told her it could be some sort of infection. It scared her half to death poor girl, I just reassured her that sh... Read More »