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Causes of Metastatic breast cancer

List of causes of Metastatic breast cancer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Metastatic breast cancer) that could possibly cause Metastatic breast cancer includes:

  • Early menarche
  • Late menopause
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Age at birth of first child- if aged more than 30 years, relative risk is 2 times higher
  • Family history
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Cancer cells can break away from the original cancer in the breast. This may happen before treatment of the cancer in the breast or after treatment if some cancer cells are left. Cancer cells that break away can spread to other parts of the body via blood vessels or lymphatic vessels. Lymphatic vessels are tiny vessels that usually run beside veins and collect fluid and dead cells

Metastatic breast cancer: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Metastatic breast cancer, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Metastatic breast cancer:

Metastatic breast cancer: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Metastatic breast cancer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Metastatic breast cancer as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Metastatic breast cancer as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Metastatic breast cancer. Our database lists the following as having Metastatic breast cancer as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Metastatic breast cancer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Metastatic breast cancer may be found in:


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