Which malignancies increase the risk of breast cancer?

Updated: Dec 16, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Katz, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Marie Catherine Lee, MD, FACS  more...
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Neoplastic conditions that increase the risk of breast cancer include the following:

  • Previous breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
  • Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

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