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A 35-year-old member asked:

Please help? is the cancer symbol a daffodil?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
In Canada: There is an old tradition linking the daffodil and hope for cancer recovery, mostly in canada.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Help please! is cancer hereditary?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
In many cases: Some sub-types of common cancers are hereditary such as brca- breast cancer, lynch syndrome (colon cancer).
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
This is correct. The vast majority of cancers are sporadic. The vast majority of children of people who have a particular cancer do not get that particular cancer.
Dec 29, 2014

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