What year did breast cancer become known?

Answer The first known case of breast cancer dates back to roughly the year 1600 B.C. in Egypt. At this time there was no sufficient treatment for the disease, but the Egyptians attempted to destroy the t... Read More »

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What are the chances of a 19 year old getting breast cancer?

At your age, as you have already been told, the risk is very low.What is common are lumps relating to your menstrual cycle. This is why your Dr wants to check in 3 weeks, at a different point in y... Read More »

What year was breast cancer first found?

Breast cancer cases date back to ancient Egypt as early as 1600 BC. An Egyptologist named Edwin Smith discovered an ancient medical writing, later called the Edwin Smith Papyrus, which documented t... 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 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.