Associated Conditions for Breast Cancer
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Breast Cancer:
Women who have had breast or
colon cancer may have a greater chance of developing ovarian
cancer than women who have not had breast or colon
cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI
List of associated medical conditions for Breast Cancer:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Breast Cancer includes:
- Ovarian cancer - breast cancer raises the risk of getting ovarian cancer.
Breast Cancer as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Breast Cancer
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Breast Cancer is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Breast Cancer:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Breast Cancer,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Breast Cancer,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Breast Cancer.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Breast Cancer.
People with Breast Cancer may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Breast Cancer
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.