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Why do some payor's deny the fact that cancer is genetic?

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In brief: Multifactorial

All cancer is genetic in that the disease is a result of dna damage that changes the way key genes function.
The vast majority of cancers arise from environmental exposures that cause dna damage in combination with some inherited genetic features.

In brief: Multifactorial

All cancer is genetic in that the disease is a result of dna damage that changes the way key genes function.
The vast majority of cancers arise from environmental exposures that cause dna damage in combination with some inherited genetic features.
Dr. Debashish Bose
Dr. Debashish Bose
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Not inherited

All cancers have a genetic component in that the dna is abnormal.
The terminology of genetic needs to be defined. Genetic does not mean hereditary or inherited.

In brief: Not inherited

All cancers have a genetic component in that the dna is abnormal.
The terminology of genetic needs to be defined. Genetic does not mean hereditary or inherited.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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