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Health Information Common Hereditary Diseases

Families may find both shared genes and shared environment result in shared diseases. If one of your parents or siblings has one of the following conditions, talk to your doctor about your risks and screening options.

  • Cancer, especially breast, ovarian, colorectal, prostate and skin
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Depression
  • Both early-onset and late-onset Alzheimer's disease
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