Georgia Mom Accidentally Passes on a Rare Cancer Gene to Her Three Sons

From Parent to Child

Whether or not your child will get a specific type of cancer largely depends on your genetics. In some cases, certain types of cancer can only metabolize if you pass the gene that allows cancerous growth onto your child. In this particular instance, one Georgia woman passed a horrific gene onto not one, but all three of her children…


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