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Is stomach cancer hereditary?

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Dr. David Kwon
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

In certain instances, famililia predisposition has been reported.
In addition, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (hnpcc) has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer.

In brief: Sometimes

In certain instances, famililia predisposition has been reported.
In addition, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (hnpcc) has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer.
Dr. David Kwon
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not really

While certain ethnic groups have a higher incidence, it is thought to be due more to environmental influences than hereditary factors.

In brief: Not really

While certain ethnic groups have a higher incidence, it is thought to be due more to environmental influences than hereditary factors.
Dr. Edward Gold
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