Would Cancer Genetics Counseling...

Would Cancer Genetics Counseling Be Helpful for Me?

 

If you answer yes to ANY of the following questions, Cancer Genetics Counseling may be useful to you.Cancer Genetics

  • Have you or a close relative been diagnosed with cancer before age 50?
  • Do you have more than one blood relative with the same type of cancer?
  • If yes, is the same type of cancer found in more than one generation?
  • Has anyone in your family had more than once type of cancer, for example the same woman had breast and ovarian cancer?
  • Has anyone in your family had cancer occurring in both of a pair of organs, for example, both eyes, both kidneys, both breasts?
  • Are you related to someone who is known to have an inherited gene mutation?
  • Have you or a close relative been diagnosed with a cancer that generally has a strong genetic risk such as pancreatic cancer, male breast cancer or ovarian cancer?
  • Are you of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish ancestry?