Genetics & Family History

Genetics & Family History

Articles about how your genetic make-up and family history (or lack of) influence your cancer risk.


Genetic Syndromes

An introduction to genetic mutations, genetic syndromes and how they relate to cancer.

No Cancer In Your Family...No Risk For You, Right?

Many people believe that having no one in the family with cancer means they have no cancer risk. However, only 15-20% occur in the setting of a family history and most are not related to family history.

Family History Means I'm at Higher Risk, Right?

We hear so much about family history that it makes people think any family history is a strike against you in terms of cancer risk. In reality, only 15-20% of cancers are related to a family history.

Blogs

5 Things To Know About In-Home Genetic Testing
by Christina Bach, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
March 28, 2018

Breast Cancer and Beauty Products
by The 4Wholeness Team
May 12, 2015

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