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Is breast cancer hereditary?

I am 52, 5 ft tall, Female, in good health, no high BP, no high blood sugers. This past week I have been having sensations in my right breast. Not pain or tingling, just an awareness that my breast is there. Both sisters have had cysts in breast, nothing to it for them.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014
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Hi and welcome to HCM Thanks for the query.
we cant say that it is hereditary. we can say that risk of caner is increased in wolen who had cancer in family and this risk can be calcualted if you do certain genetic tests
Wish you good health. Regards
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