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Could cancer in reproductive areas be hereditary from mother to son and/or from father and daughter?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Yes.

We know the most about brca mutations, which are associated with breast and ovarian cancer.
Children of an affected parent have a 50:50 chance of inheriting this mutation, regardless of their sex, although they may not necessarily get breast or ovarian cancer. These mutations can be detected by a simple blood test, although i advise my patients to first meet with a genetic counselor.

In brief: Yes.

We know the most about brca mutations, which are associated with breast and ovarian cancer.
Children of an affected parent have a 50:50 chance of inheriting this mutation, regardless of their sex, although they may not necessarily get breast or ovarian cancer. These mutations can be detected by a simple blood test, although i advise my patients to first meet with a genetic counselor.
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Hereditary cancer

Yes, hereditary reproductive cancers can travel either from males or females to males or females.

In brief: Hereditary cancer

Yes, hereditary reproductive cancers can travel either from males or females to males or females.
Dr. John Geisler
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