Oncology, Genetics

High-Risk Cancer Genetic Services

Cancer is a common disease; however, some people are at a greater risk of developing cancer. Inherited gene changes are responsible for 5 to 10% of all cancers.

Should you consider cancer genetic testing?

If your personal or family history includes the following, you should consider getting cancer genetic testing completed.

  • Cancer before age 50
  • Two or more different cancers in the same person
  • Two or more family members who have had the same type of cancer
  • Same type of cancer in several generations
  • Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry (Eastern or Central European) with breast or ovarian cancer
  • Polyposis (multiple polyps in the colon or intestines)
  • Concern about developing cancer because of family history

Schedule Appointment

Patients are recommended to check with their insurance to see if a provider referral is required.

Schedule Appointment | 563-927-7301 | RMC Specialty Clinic
Questions | 319-398-6732 | Hall-Perrine Cancer Center – Cedar Rapids

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