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A 32-year-old female asked:

If my mother had primary breast and lung cancer in her mid 50s and 60, does she likely carry a genetic faulty gene? are they related to a syndrome?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Get tested: If your mom is still alive, ask her if any genetic markings were found If yes, consider getting tested yourself. I am not aware of any syndrome depicting these two types of primary (not metastatic) cancers together .

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