Learn how gene mutations can lead to cancer, what types of cancer may be hereditary and how parents can pass inherited mutations to their children.
Learn more about genetic testing, which can find inherited mutations that increase a person's risk for diseases, such as cancer.
How To Get Testing
Review expert guidelines regarding who should consider genetic testing, how to find a genetics expert and how to move forward with testing.
Hereditary Cancer Genes and Risk
Read about different genes that are linked to hereditary cancer and the risks associated with inherited mutations in these genes.
After Testing, Now What?
Learn how to make medical decisions and assemble your health care team once you receive your genetic test results.
Sharing With Family
Explore tips to help you communicate your family medical history or genetic test results with relatives.