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first-degree relative

a genetically related (blood-related) parent, sibling (brother or sister), or child.

Can colorectal cancer be prevented?

... One should be a first-degree relative (parent, sibling, or child) of the other
2 relatives. At least 2 successive generations are involved. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-prevention

Breast Cancer Genetics: Is Testing an Option?

... a much higher risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer if she has 2 or more
first-degree relatives who had it, or the first-degree relative had her ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/12/06/breast-cancer-genetics-is-testing-an-option.aspx

State of Science Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

... Having a first-degree relative with breast cancer increases a woman's risk,
while having more than one first-degree relative who has or had breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/breastcancerpdf.pdf

Individual Risk Based on Family History of CRC

... Two first-degree relatives with colon cancer 3-to-4 fold increase First-degree
relative with colorectal cancer diagnosed at < 50 years ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-028272.pdf

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... degree relatives (parents, siblings, or children) are at increased risk. The risk
is about doubled in those with only one affected first-degree relative. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-risk-factors

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... degree relatives (parents, siblings, or children) are at increased risk. The risk
is about doubled in those with a single affected first-degree relative. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc

Breast Cancer Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

... first-degree relative (mother, sister, or daughter) with breast cancer
approximately doubles a woman's risk, and having 2 first-degree relatives ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/10/24/breast-cancer-myths-separating-fact-from-fiction.aspx

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Colorectal cancer or adenomatous polyps in any first-degree relative age 60
or older, or in at least 2 second-degree relatives at any age. Age 40. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection-recommendations

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Colorectal cancer or adenomatous polyps in any first-degree relative aged
60 or older, or in at least 2 second-degree relatives at any age. Age 40. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations

Prostate Cancer

... African American men Men who have a first-degree relative (father, brother, ...
Those with several first-degree relatives who had ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/prostatecancerpowerpoint20pack.pdf