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Is heart cancer genetic?

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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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