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How to ascertain that I may be under the risk of getting cancer?

Hi, on my father's side,many family members have or had rare forms of cancer.some have died.Just found out my 3rd cousin 23yrs old passed away 3 hrs ago. 3 wks ago he had his eye removed due to a benign tumor.than yesterday we found out he had cancer thru-out his body.also had it in his testicals.my brother died age 20 of hairy cell lukimia.I have M.S. Do I have a high risk factor.what kind of cancer could my cousin had.

Wed, 30 Sep 2015
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you are high risk individual for cancer as your family history. you have not name of cancer whic your father had. your cousin may had testicular germ cell tumor ,that is common for that age,but testcular tumors have very good chances for cure. plz check for Li fraumeni syndrome.
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