Is rectal cancer hereditary?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

What is rectal cancer?

Rectal cancer, which is commonly referred to as "colon cancer", is a cancer that forms in the large intestine (colon) of the digestive system. Colon cancer is treatable unless it spreads to the res... Read More »

Are rectal spasms colon cancer?

On One Hand: Spasms May Result From Any Rectal Interruption.While not a symptom of colon cancer indicated by sources, rectal spasms could feasibly result from any interruption affecting the interna... 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!