My mom's paternal uncle had aml at 65 and his daughter had it at 53. My mom's father had colon cancer at 87 and she had breast cancer at 54. Genetic?

Cancer is common dis. Cancer is a disease of the genes yet most people get cancer unpredictably. Breast cancer does run in families more often than other cancers. So if your mother has had it, you are at some risk too...you should be alert and watchful. Learn to do a breast self examination once monthly...looking for any lumps and also get an annual clinical breast examination done by your doctor. Mammography comes lat.