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4/30/2016Mother diagnosed with IDC at the age of 66 yrs, T2N0M0, ER+, PR+, HER2=-VE

She is the only one to have IDC/ca in the family.

Kindly advise on the risk of family history and way ahead for daughters
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4/30/2016IDC is the most common form of breast cancer. the type of breast cancer doesn't get heritarily passed down either. another family member can have any kind. depending on who else has had breast cancer influences the risk of others. if there are several others on your mom's side then ask her to get genetically tested. risk is highest for 1st degree relatives which means YOU. let your daughters doctors know that your mom has been diagnosed.

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