High Number of Certain Skin Cancers Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer - basal cell carcinoma breast cancer

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Triple-negative and basal-like breast cancers - Canadian Cancer Society basal cell carcinoma breast cancer


It comprises two types: melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers. Of the nonmelanomas, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) constitutes about 80%.

Multiple environmental and genetic factors are involved with the development of basal cell carcinomas (BCC), as well as with breast cancers.

People diagnosed with a higher-than-average number of basal cell carcinomas have a higher risk of other cancers, including breast, colon, and.