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Breast cancer risks and causes

Men and women discussing breast cancer

This section of Cancer Research UK's patient information tells you about the possible risks and causes of breast cancer. There is information about factors that we know increase the risk, including breast cancer genes, as well as information about the factors that possibly increase the risk. You can also find out about what may help to protect against breast cancer.

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Updated: 15 December 2014