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Is this cancer heredity? How much are the chances for my children to be infected with this cancer?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not contagious
Researchers have identified certain genes that are associated with a higher risk of some cancers but not all.
They have also been tracking rare "cancer"families that have higher than expected numbers of different cancers in their family tree. The best way to get your kids risks is to discuss this with your doc and possibly a clinical geneticist.

In brief: Not contagious
Researchers have identified certain genes that are associated with a higher risk of some cancers but not all.
They have also been tracking rare "cancer"families that have higher than expected numbers of different cancers in their family tree. The best way to get your kids risks is to discuss this with your doc and possibly a clinical geneticist.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Which cancer?
Some certainly are but most currently do not have a hereditary component.
Please ask you doctor about the specific type.

In brief: Which cancer?
Some certainly are but most currently do not have a hereditary component.
Please ask you doctor about the specific type.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
In brief: Need more info.
I would like to help but i need a little more information.
What type of cancer are you referring to? Who in your family has had that cancer and at what age?

In brief: Need more info.
I would like to help but i need a little more information.
What type of cancer are you referring to? Who in your family has had that cancer and at what age?
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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