Does breast augmentation cause breast cancer

Does breast augmentation cause breast cancer

Many women are not satisfied with the size or shape of their breasts accordingly they decide to do breast augmentation. However, they wonder whether this operation is risky for them or not. In this article, we explore how to do breast augmentation surgery without worries about cancer.


You may have decided to do breast augmentation surgery. Sometimes you are not satisfied with your very small breasts, or you may have losing shapes breasts because of breastfeeding, weight gain or weight loss, sometimes your breasts are asymmetrical and you may have done partial or total mastectomy operation following cancer treatment.
Knowing the procedure, types of implants and other subjects such as risks and unexpected effects is very important. 
Quality of surgery cares in the hospital and the expertise of the plastic surgeon and medical team is also so important factor. This information helps you to improve your confidence with regard to this type of surgery. Fortunately, Exon Health Paradise Company as a facilitator helps you to find the best Iranian surgeons in world-class clinics with state-of-the-art techniques in Iran.

Does breast augmentation cause breast cancer?

You may be considering for types of implant for breast augmentation. Breast cancer is considered as one of the most common cancers in women.  In contrast, breast cosmetic surgery and in particular breast augmentation is highly demanded by women. Loss of attention to some potential diseases including the history of breast cancer in the family can make some problems.
Beast Augmentation in Iran

What is the role of genetic in breast cancer?

Cosmetic surgeries on the breast do not result in breast cancer. However, genetic factors are important risk factors in breast cancer. 
In some families, breast cancer is detected as a congenital disorder as there are more than 2 or 3 people in the family are suffering from breast cancer or even have reported the history of cancer.
So it is considered to be conservative in suggesting cosmetic surgeries for these people with a history of breast cancer in her family.  It is recommended that for due patients ask genetic consultation and tests prior to cosmetic surgery. Sometimes the patient carries transmitted genes that may cause cancer in her body by a little trigger.  
One of the recommendations to these clients can be using implants in both breasts in breast augmentation surgery. Studies show that in such surgeries the probability of cancer reaches under 5 percentage. In contrast, if she does breast augmentation regardless of this point risk factor reaches 80 percent. 
The patient that is a potential carrier of cancerous genes should inform the surgeon of her familial history of cancer. Accordingly, the surgeon assesses her condition if she is eligible for breast augmentation prosthesis is prescribed for her. So, it is strongly suggested that patients should consider their genetic potency for cancer before stepping in breast augmentation surgery.
Breast Augmentation in Iran
Some people prefer to do breast surgery due to the previous mastectomy. Mastectomy has been operated to remove part or all parts of the cancerous breast or two breasts. So mastectomy can be partial or total. They may operate their breasts to restore the gap in their breasts. In this situation, the surgery is considered reconstructive rather than cosmetic. So breast augmentation can be a solution to reconstruct the widths and size of the mass of the breast that has been removed. This surgery can be assumed as a medical solution or reconstruction for mastectomy as it is operated following breast cancer treatment. In breast augmentation after mastectomy, the patient can choose implants or her own tissue. This surgery especially boosts the patient’s self-confidence and wellness as she has good thinking of her appearance. Breast augmentation has particularly an influential effect on the mastectomy patient’s appearance. Exon Health Paradise Company presents you the best medical team including well-known Iranian plastic surgeons in modern hospitals and expert and friendly manner staff. 
Published by: Exon Medical Department 
Date: 11/30/2019

2019 November 30