Is brain cancer hereditary?

Answer On One Hand: Family History Influences RiskBrain cancer is not hereditary in the usual sense of the word, meaning that it is not passed directly through the generations. However, the Mayo Clinic re... Read More »

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I want to know if cancer is hereditary ,if so can one contact from a mother that has breast cancer?

Cancer is "an uncontrollable growth of damaged cells". In essence, you body is producing more of that one type of cell than it needs for renewal or repair, and piling up the excess in one location.... Read More »

Cancer hereditary?

I know my Aunt and my Grandmother have both had the same forms of cancer...Early detection is the key to succesful survival!

Is stomach cancer hereditary?

Having a family history of stomach cancer does put a person at higher risk than the general population for stomach cancer. A person with a genetic link to stomach cancer can help reduce his risk of... Read More »

Is rectal cancer hereditary?

The American Cancer Society (ACS) says a family history of rectal cancer in at least one first-degree relative (parents, children, siblings) can place you at a greater risk of developing the diseas... Read More »