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    Breast Cancer Risk

    For women with an average risk

    Most women have an average risk of breast cancer. About 12 out of 100 women will get breast cancer at some time during their life.

    [Chart based on National Cancer Institute (2013). SEER Stat Fact Sheets: Breast from SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2010. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute. Available online: http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/breast.html.]

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerDouglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

    Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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