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Heredity and Cancer

... Still, in some family cancer syndromes, a few types of ... run together in families
with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/heredity-and-cancer

What are the risk factors for kidney cancer? | American Cancer ...

... People with this syndrome have a high risk of breast ... Hereditary renal
oncocytoma. ... an oncocytoma, which is almost always benign (not cancer). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-risk-factors

Family History and Genetics

... Still, in some family cancer syndromes, a few types of cancer seem to go
together. ... hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/document/acsd-007315.pdf

Do we know what causes ovarian cancer?

... Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer. Women with this syndrome have a
very high risk of colon cancer and also have an increased risk of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-what-causes

Cancer Glossary

... See also hereditary cancer syndrome, inherited disease, mutation. hereditary ...
polyps. See also hereditary cancer syndrome, polyp. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

What are the risk factors for pancreatic cancer?

... Examples of the genetic syndromes that can cause exocrine pancreatic cancer
include: Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, caused by ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for adrenal cancer?

... Patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC, also
called Lynch syndrome) have a high risk of colorectal ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/adrenalcorticalcancer/detailedguide/adrenal-cortical-cancer-risk-factors

Knowing Your Family History May Save Your Life

... non-polyposis colorectal cancer, or HNPCC—also known as Lynch syndrome.
(There is an excellent review of hereditary cancer syndromes in a ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/09/29/knowing-your-family-history-may-save-your-life.aspx

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... that they have a family cancer syndrome and a ... steps to prevent colon cancer,
such as ... adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis ...

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

What are the risk factors for bone cancer?

... osteosarcomas) appear to be hereditary and are ... The Li-Fraumeni syndrome
makes people much ... develop several types of cancer, including breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bonecancer/detailedguide/bone-cancer-risk-factors