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Is utarus cancer passed down ?

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Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

It can be part of a genetic cancer syndrome called lynch syndrome.
Colon cancer (especially when it is seen in younger age people). Other cancers like ovarian cancer, stomach cancer, etc can be part of this. It is very important to always update your doctor of any changes to your family history.

In brief: It can be

It can be part of a genetic cancer syndrome called lynch syndrome.
Colon cancer (especially when it is seen in younger age people). Other cancers like ovarian cancer, stomach cancer, etc can be part of this. It is very important to always update your doctor of any changes to your family history.
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Sometimes

Most uterine cancers are not hereditary.
If one has it at a young age, has other cancers such as colon, or has one or more close relatives with cancers, then there is a possibility of it being hereditary and being passed down.

In brief: Sometimes

Most uterine cancers are not hereditary.
If one has it at a young age, has other cancers such as colon, or has one or more close relatives with cancers, then there is a possibility of it being hereditary and being passed down.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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