My great uncle had myelodysplasia and died from it at 65. His daughter had apl leukemia at 54 which was chemo resistant. Is this genetic?

It could be? Some of the cancers are hereditary and can run in the family. It is likely to be genetic. If you have any personal questions, you can ask....we can address them so that you are better informed.

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Great uncle and his daughter both diagnosed with acute apl leukemia in their 50s. Is this genetic? Environmental? Should I worry?

Genetic Counseling. It is best to see a genetic counselor that is often associated with cancer treatment programs that can help answer these questions after a thorough evaluation of the family history. In general, most cancers don't have a familial disposition. Read more...