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What are my chances of getting cancer

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Depend: It depends to many factors ,gene (family history with cancer) ,age ,exposure to chemical ,radiation .

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Factors: It depends to your gene ,radiation and chemical exposure,,environment and family history.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
High: U need work with genetic councellor for hnpcc or lynch.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
Increased risk?: It is now accepted that adenomatous colon polyps under the right conditions will progress to cancer if present for 5-10 years. However not all polyps ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deanna Attai
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Increased: The age that your parent developed breast cancer as well as the number of their relatives with cancer is important. In general, a younger age at diagn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Some : Most of the uterine polyps are benign , they are considered premalignant , 0.5% polyps are malignant already ., a compelling reason to treat them ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Smoking Risk: A positive family history increases your chances by multiples of 2 or more over the "general" smoking population. Having said that, your baseline risk ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
low: Really not significantly higher than someone who didn't have the cts, all over things being equal.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
In the US: The chances of getting any cancer, according to statistics of the american cancer society, is 45% in a lifetime for males & 38% in a lifetime for fema ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not much in USA: Incidence of gastric ca 10 per 100, 000 in us. In japan 70 per100, 000 population, due to awareness diagnosed early , results are better. However va ... Read More

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