My wife passed in 2009 with mucinous BAC. She had been a smoker in her early life. We did not discover the cancer until it was Stage 4. She lived only 2.5 months. Looking back there were warning signs, as she was diagnosed with bronchitis and/or pneumonia several winters in a row - she was a school teacher.
My 24 year old has repeated bouts of nasal and respiratory problems requiring trips to the clinic and she gets on a Z pack and things clear up. But it seems to be regular, on going. She blames allergies, but has not seen an allergist. I do not want to unnecessarily alarm her, but am wondering if BAC (now called AIS?) is genetic, and if I should be concerned enough to have her looked at. If so, what specifically are we looking for?
P.S. This site was great support system when my wife was sick in 2009. I can't log on under that ID any more because I've changed emails unfortunately.