A 21-year-old male asked:
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my aunt's daughter has lynch syndrome rectal cancer. hereditary. my mom and other aunt have no real signs of this.chance of me having? mom's son?

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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Low odds: While the odds are very low, they're not zero, and its unpredictable. Check out the American Cancer Society website. They have some good information about this. Hope this helps!
Answered on Mar 28, 2015

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