MD Anderson Cancer Center
The Importance of Family History
Diana Turco, a Certified Genetic Counselor at MD Anderson’s Clinical Cancer Genetics discusses whether or not genetic testing is right for you. Approximately 5-10% of cancer is inherited. Individuals who have a genetic predisposition for developing cancer will have a far higher chance of developing cancer within their lifetime and at an earlier age. Learn more about genetic testing and counseling.
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Title: The Importance of Family History
Summary: Diana Turco, a Certified Genetic Counselor at MD Anderson’s Clinical Cancer Genetics discusses whether or not genetic testing is right for you. Approximately 5-10% of cancer is inherited. Individuals who have a genetic predisposition for developing cancer will have a far higher chance of developing cancer within their lifetime and at an earlier age. Learn more about genetic testing and counseling.
Keywords: Breast, Cancer, Breast Cancer, risk, risk factors, genetics, hereditary, genetic testing, prevention, cancer prevention
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