A 49-year-old female asked:
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my younger sister died of breast cancer at age 33. my mother recently died of cancer unknown primary. is there a connection? what can i do to protect myself? i am convinced that i will die of cance

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Dr. Jehangir Rao
Specializes in Holistic Medicine
Get a good doctor: Go to acam.Org and find a physician near you. He can do tests and help you prevent cancer from occuring.
Answered on Jun 11, 2013
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Genetic Counseling: Start with genetic counseling and consider genetic testing if recommended.
Answered on Aug 23, 2014
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Agree. Get all the family info you can (positive or not) before you see the genetic counselor. It will be very helpful. Good luck.
May 22, 2013

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