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Is adenocarcinoma hereditary

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Yes/No/Maybe: Adenocarcinoma is a cancer that forms glands. It's a common kind of cancer found in lots of different organs. Some may have an inherited component and... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
- Select Specialities - 52 years experience
Not likely inherited: Most non small cell lung cancer in smokers is not hereditary but it is possible in your case. The reality is that if you do not smoke, there is nothin... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Cancer: Specifically, one that arises in the business cells of a gland.
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Adenocarcinoma: A type of cancer originated from lining membrane or grand from organs. Adeno - gland. Carcinoma - cancer of epithelial cells.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Advanced cancer: Adenocarcinoma is a certain type of cancer. It can occur anywhere in the body, but the common ones are colon, lung, and breast cancer. Stage ivb is an... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
Emergency Medicine 27 years experience
Most definitely.: I hope your doctor told you how serious this is, and how important early treatment be instituted.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Depends: Depends on the location since adenocarcinomas can occur in the breast, lung, kidney, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, parotid gland, bladder, colon. So ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Depends on stage: Depends on several factors. One of them is stage, which basically describes if the cancer is local or how far its spread. Also the primary source of t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 38 years experience
Potentially serious: Signet ring adenocarcinoma can occur in the stomach, intestine, or in other organs. The stage of cancer is most important in terms of prognosis, and h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
Glands.: Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular tissue and are the most common type of malignancy. Common sites include lung, breast, prostate, esophagus, stoma... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
From a gland: Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and in... Read More
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