A 80-year-old male asked:
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my mother had stomach cancer at 37 yrs old .is there a precise type of test i should get to equate my genetic risk due to my family genes history?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
At 80yrs of age-: -& doing well genetic testing would not really help. If concerned see an UGI specialist for recommendations. If you are eating & loosing weight,but no GI symptoms, it may be recommended to have an upper GI endoscopy which will allow direct visualization of your upper GI system.
Answered on Mar 25, 2018
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