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i am in my mid 30s 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 history?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You have couple choi: Gastric Cancer can be easily diagnosed with the help of upper endoscopy which is a procedure done by a gastroenterologist. Your PCP can find you one and refer you for consultation, MONITORING AND WHEN INDICATED, DOING AN ENDOSCOPIC EXAMINATION OF YOUR STOMACH. GOOD LUCK
Answered on Mar 29, 2018
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