Joining FORCES is the FORCE newsletter with news, views and supportive information for individuals concerned about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
About 10-15% of cancers are hereditary, depending on the type of cancer. Signs of a hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome may include but are not limited to:
It is important to seek the opinion of a specialist in cancer genetics if you believe the cancer in your family may be hereditary. For information on finding an expert in cancer genetics, see the “Finding Specialists” section of our website.