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I am one of five childern, three have had different types of cancer what are my chances of getting cancer?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
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In brief: Depends...

I sorry to hear your siblings have cancer.
Cancer clearly has a genetic component that is often heritable, but it is not straightforward. It really depends on the type, and timing, of the cancers. If you are concerned, see your physician who can refer you to a specialist in cancer, or if there is a suspicion you might have a familial cancer syndrome, a genetic counselor.

In brief: Depends...

I sorry to hear your siblings have cancer.
Cancer clearly has a genetic component that is often heritable, but it is not straightforward. It really depends on the type, and timing, of the cancers. If you are concerned, see your physician who can refer you to a specialist in cancer, or if there is a suspicion you might have a familial cancer syndrome, a genetic counselor.
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: High

U need work with genetic councellor for hnpcc or lynch.

In brief: High

U need work with genetic councellor for hnpcc or lynch.
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