You should consider meeting with a genetic counselor for a cancer risk assessment if you find one or more of the following in your family health history:
BRCA mutations are about 10 times more common in the Jewish than the general populations. Fortunately, there are ways to identify and reduce risk.
Get answers to commonly asked questions about hereditary cancers, cancer genetic counseling and testing, and more.
Knowing your family health history can help you understand whether you may be at increased risk for hereditary cancers or for passing on certain conditions to your children.
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