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Does ovarian cancer run in families?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it can

A family history of ovarain cancer in a first-degree relative (sister, mother, daughter) increases the ovarain cacner risk in a erson.
Certain inherited genetic syndromes such as brca mutation carriers and patients with lynch syndrome are predisposed to ovarain cancer.

In brief: Yes it can

A family history of ovarain cancer in a first-degree relative (sister, mother, daughter) increases the ovarain cacner risk in a erson.
Certain inherited genetic syndromes such as brca mutation carriers and patients with lynch syndrome are predisposed to ovarain cancer.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: The BRCA-2

Molecular marker causes ovarian cancer in a high preponderance of those with the marker. It also conveys risk of breast cancer.
Sporadic cases also occur. The testing for the marker helps relatives and children.

In brief: The BRCA-2

Molecular marker causes ovarian cancer in a high preponderance of those with the marker. It also conveys risk of breast cancer.
Sporadic cases also occur. The testing for the marker helps relatives and children.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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