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==Medical implications==
 
==Medical implications==
 
Regardless of whether or not breast asymmetry is altered, it may still affect development of breast cancer. Studies have found that level of asymmetry within the breasts is a significant predictor of breast cancer development, such that the greater the asymmetry, the greater the likelihood of developing breast cancer.<ref name=scutt>[http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/8/2/R14 Scutt, Diane (2006). ''Breast Cancer Research'': "Breast asymmetry and predisposition to breast cancer"]</ref> For each 3.38 ounce increase in breast asymmetry (as measured by mammogram), a 50% increase in breast cancer risk was predicted.<ref name=wdx1/>
 
Regardless of whether or not breast asymmetry is altered, it may still affect development of breast cancer. Studies have found that level of asymmetry within the breasts is a significant predictor of breast cancer development, such that the greater the asymmetry, the greater the likelihood of developing breast cancer.<ref name=scutt>[http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/8/2/R14 Scutt, Diane (2006). ''Breast Cancer Research'': "Breast asymmetry and predisposition to breast cancer"]</ref> For each 3.38 ounce increase in breast asymmetry (as measured by mammogram), a 50% increase in breast cancer risk was predicted.<ref name=wdx1/>
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==References==
 
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