A 29-year-old male asked:
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brain tumor is a genetic disease ?my father had this disease it may affect me in my future ? if yes means what i want to do?

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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Usually not genetic, but glioblastoma or grade iii glioma can be part of the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (hboc) form a mutated brca gene.
Answered on Jun 24, 2013
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