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Does having an aunt with uterine cancer make me more likely to have one too?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Endometrial cancer

What you describe alone (one second degree relative) does not increase your risk.
A complete family history as well full history and physical is needed to know your risks.

In brief: Endometrial cancer

What you describe alone (one second degree relative) does not increase your risk.
A complete family history as well full history and physical is needed to know your risks.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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In brief: Possibly

There is an inheritence pattern for several cancer types, including ovarian cancer.
However, knowing the specific type (endometrioid, serous, brenner, mucinous, etc), would make a definitive comment more meaningful.

In brief: Possibly

There is an inheritence pattern for several cancer types, including ovarian cancer.
However, knowing the specific type (endometrioid, serous, brenner, mucinous, etc), would make a definitive comment more meaningful.
Dr. Lester Thompson
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