A 40-year-old member asked:
Is uterine cancer genetic?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Thompson answered
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Possible: In a sense all cancer is "genetic" in that it occurs do to changes in dna that cause cancer formation. However, if your questions is about familial/inherited cancer, then most uterine cancer is not from an inherited increased cancer risk. But some uterine cancer may be related to cancer risk genes such as brca 1/2 and other genes. Genetic counselors can help determine.
Answered on Dec 9, 2014
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