What Else Is Known About the Causes of Breast Cancer?
• Breast cancer is not caused by stress or by an injury to the breast. • You cannot “catch” breast cancer from other women who have the disease. It is not contagious. • You should not feel guilty. You haven’t done anything wrong in your life that caused breast cancer. • Most women who develop breast cancer do not have any known risk factors or a history of the disease in their families.