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My mother died at 33 after battling with myeloid luekemia.

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My mother died at 33 after battling with myeloid luekemia. My father at 55 after heart attacks since he was 47 so what age should I expect to live to. Not meaning to sound morbid but all my family die from cancer or heart problems youngish
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
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The possibility of you having cancer or heart attack increases for sure but it is not very high to significantly reduce your life span. It is difficult to predict your life span just on the history of parents having a particular disease. You staying healthy {following healthy habits} would be a better indicator of the life span.