According to a study in the May 13 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI), women whose sisters were diagnosed with breast cancer face an increased risk of breast cancer throughout their lives, regardless of their sister's age at diagnosis.
Read more about the "sisterhood" of breast cancer:
Familial Breast Cancer Risk Lasts a Lifetime for Sisters
Sisters with Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer: The Sister Study - Woman by Woman, Sister by Sister
Best of health,
Published On: May 14, 2008