Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer *This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A translated brochure about how understanding your family history of breast or ovarian cancer can provide an indication of your chance of developing either disease. It includes information on why breast or ovarian cancer occurs, a woman's chance of developing it, what's meant by family history and early detection.
Organisation: Cancer Australia
Last reviewed: January 2017
Target audience: Women
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English (PDF file)
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