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1fernehall posted:
Curiosity has been raised after reading article about CTC. I know about protein markers, but what other markers are there that the Dr.'s look for?

Thanks, Fern
Andie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi there,

While doctors don't know what causes breast cancer, they do know that certain risk factors may put you at higher risk of developing it. A person's age, genetic factors, personal health history, and diet all contribute to breast cancer risk.

Here's a few more articles that have valuable info for you:

Also, you can peruse through our Breast Cancer Health Center where you'll find all kinds of resources, articles, prescription info, and more.

While you're surfing around our resources, if you find anything else of interest that you feel the community would also find interesting, please share it here in a new discussion so we can all learn.

Hope I understood your question and hope some of this helps!


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