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Is true that uterine cancer is hereditary?
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Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: It can be
Some forms of uterine cancer may be hereditary, especially if there is a strong family history of other close relatives having certain cancers (colon cancer, uterine cancer, for example).
Most cases are probably not hereditary, however.

In brief: It can be
Some forms of uterine cancer may be hereditary, especially if there is a strong family history of other close relatives having certain cancers (colon cancer, uterine cancer, for example).
Most cases are probably not hereditary, however.
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Endometrial cancer
Yes, a small percentage of women with endometrial cancer have a hereditary cancer. It is closely related to colon and ovarian cancer.

In brief: Endometrial cancer
Yes, a small percentage of women with endometrial cancer have a hereditary cancer. It is closely related to colon and ovarian cancer.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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