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Uneven Breast due to scoliosis


Hello,

I have a significant difference in my breast due to scoliosis and I want to have a breast augmentation to correct the size. How likely is it that it will increase my chances of breast cancer especially if there is no family history of it at all?
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Dear Cat72:  There is no evidence that breast augmentation increases the risk of breast cancer.  Augmentation can make mammography more difficult.  In other words, it can make the screening process more difficult.
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