The risk for ovarian cancer and skin cancer is increased with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
A woman with this syndrome may develop breast cancer before age 50 and is at higher risk for developing cancer in both breasts or in both the breasts and ovaries.
A woman with this type of hereditary colon cancer is at increased risk for ovarian cancer.
People with this syndrome have dark moles around the mouth, nose, and eyes, as well as multiple polyps in the intestines.
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