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Other Considerations

Read about different genes that are linked to hereditary cancer, their associated risks and guidelines for screening, preventing and treating cancers in people with inherited mutations in these genes.

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Other Medical Concerns for People with Inherited CDKN2A Mutations

People with an inherited CDKN2A mutation have a 50 percent chance of passing their mutation on to each of their children. There are options using assisted reproduction technology and preimplantation genetic diagnosis for parents to select embryos that are free of inherited CDKN2A mutations.