Contagious: Breast Cancer


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About contagion: Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Breast Cancer is possible from one person to another. Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness", "transmission" or "transmissability". Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics or inheriting diseases from parents. For an overview of contagion, see Introduction to Contagion.

Contagion summary: And this disease is not contagious; no one can "catch" breast cancer from another person.1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer: NCI

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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