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Family history of prostate cancer raises a woman’s risk of breast cancer

Women’s Health Initiative study finds strongest association among African-American women

March 11, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A large new study using data from the Women’s Health Initiative has found that women whose fathers, brothers and sons had prostate cancer may also have a higher risk for breast cancer.

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