Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Family History


2. Family HistoryFamily History for Cancer Risk

True or false: If there is no cancer in your family history, you have no risk of developing cancer

False.  Many people believe that having no one in the family with cancer means they have no cancer risk.

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Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink. Throughout the month of April, What’s My Risk? will provide a daily fact you may not know about your risk of getting cancer.

What’s My Risk? is a comprehensive program designed to help the user learn about factors that determine their personal risk of many types of cancer and what they can do to decrease that risk. Find out more about Cancer Risk and Prevention.

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