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Genetic Cancer Risk Factors

Risk factors for an inherited cancer syndrome in your family include:

  • Cancer diagnosed under the age of 50
  • Multiple primary tumors in the same individual (e.g., diagnosed with colon and uterine cancer, bilateral breast cancer, etc.)
  • Multiple family members in several generations on the same side of the family diagnosed with cancer
  • Multiple family members on the same side of the family diagnosed with the same type of cancer
  • Certain rare tumors (e.g., medullary thyroid cancer, male breast cancer, etc.)
  • A blood relative with a known mutation
  • Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry

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