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I'm 21 , my grandpa, uncle and grandma died from cancer but different types so wt are my chances and when I should do my cancer test?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: It depends

There are cancer genes that can increase the risk for family members.
A geneticist can obtain a detailed family history and recommend if any testing needs to be done to evaluate for an increased cancer risk.

In brief: It depends

There are cancer genes that can increase the risk for family members.
A geneticist can obtain a detailed family history and recommend if any testing needs to be done to evaluate for an increased cancer risk.
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