Family History of Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancer | Susan G. Komen® - family with breast cancer

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Family history risk assessment: Breast cancer in families | Breast Cancer Now family with breast cancer


Women with close relatives who've been diagnosed with breast cancer have a higher risk of developing the disease. If you've had one first-degree female.

It is important to understand how to assess your own family history to help determine the risk of getting breast cancer. Find out how to asses your family history.

A family history of certain types of cancer can increase your risk of breast cancer. About percent of women diagnosed have a first-degree female relative (mother, sister or daughter) with breast cancer []. Although we don't know exactly why a family history of prostate.