Breast Cancer and Family History

Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Breast cancer is a common disease which is largely associated with increasing age. Developing breast cancer does not mean you have necessarily inherited a faulty gene, or that you will pass it on to your children.The earlier a cancer is detected, the greater the likelihood of successful treatment.

Publication date: 2021/08/17 11:30:00 GMT+10

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Organisation: BreastScreen NSW

Audience: General Public

Tags: Cancer, Cancer Screening