Re: Im really scared.
first of all kayyy....does breast cancer run in any of your immediate family members? secondly...the fact that you're so young, it's not that common. breast cancer is more common if it is in the family genes. a girlfriend of mines younger sister got it...then the older one got it...but she didn't. breast cancer ran in her family and so did heart attacks. she didn't get the breast cancer but she did have a heart attack. her sisters got the breast cancer, but not the heart problems. doc's will always ask a family history before they would even suspect breast cancer. i wouldn't worry right now and especially not if it doesn't run in your family history. just make an appt with your doc and she will palpate your breasts and tell you if she suspects that you should have a mammogram. the part about telling your mom....why wouldn't you...she loves you and would want to know if you were worried about something. who better to share your worries with, than someone who loves you.