10 doctors weighed in:
Is heart cancer genetic?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Unknown
Cardiac tumors are so rare, there are no treatment guidelines or clinical trials to answer any questions about them. Most tumors in the heart come from other places and don't originate from the heart itself.
The one true "heart cancer" is a cardiac sarcoma. As far as we know, it is not genetic.

In brief: Unknown
Cardiac tumors are so rare, there are no treatment guidelines or clinical trials to answer any questions about them. Most tumors in the heart come from other places and don't originate from the heart itself.
The one true "heart cancer" is a cardiac sarcoma. As far as we know, it is not genetic.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Genetics
No.

In brief: Genetics
No.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Primary cancer of the heart is very uncommon in any case.
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