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A 38-year-old female asked:

If my dad had polyps and his mother had oseohagus cancer am i at risk? i had erosions in duodenum 2012 but biopsie ok. am i high risk for cancer?

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Dr. Kenneth Hennrick
Pathology 11 years experience
It depends: It depends on what types of polyps and esophagus cancer. There are rare syndromes that might cause both of these conditions, but most likely they have sporadically arisen in a non-genetically-related manner.

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