What year was breast cancer first found?

Answer 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 »

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Im sixteen years old and have found a lump in my breast...could it be breast cancer?

Hi Casey, ignore the few insensitive answers and try not to worry. It is not at all uncommon for young girls to have cysts, but you really must get it checked. Talk to your Mum about it and have he... Read More »

I'm 13 years old and I found a lump in my left breast. Is it breast cancer?

Relax...I found a lump when I was 16. It was just a cyst. The doctors told me that it is EXTREMELY rare for women under 30 to have lumps in their breast, and in the rare case that it a girl gets o... Read More »

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 did breast cancer become known?

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 »