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Breast Cancer Risk Factors

01/06/2023 posted by Admin Dr. Ridu Kumar Sharma

Breast cancer risk Factors - breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women. It accounts for approximately 1/4 th of all malignancies among women.

Risk factors of breast cancer are:-

  • a) Age - more common in females age > 40 yrs.
  • b) Sex- more common among female (99%) as compared to male ( 1%).
  • c) Obesity.
  • d) Physical inactivity.
  • e) Hormone replacement therapy.
  • f) Hereditary or genetic risk factors - BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation.
  • g) Radiation exposure.
  • h) Reproductive history - early menarche , late menopause , nulliparity.
  • i) Abscence of breast feeding.

By Dr. Ridu Kumar Sharma,
Director of Magadh Cancer Centre,

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