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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



family history  listen  (FA-mih-lee HIH-stuh-ree)

  A record of the relationships among family members along with their medical histories. This includes current and past illnesses. A family history may show a pattern of certain diseases in a family. Also called family medical history.

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