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Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Testing

Cancer risk associated with an inherited mutation

Current NCCN guidelines state that there is unknown or insufficient evidence of increased risk for cancers in people with an inherited mutation. If you have tested positive for an mutation, we recommend consulting with a genetics expert who can assess your personal and family history of cancer, and can help you determine the best risk management plan.

 

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FORCE offers many peer support programs for people with inherited mutations. 

updated: 03/12/2022

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NCT02665195: Registry Of MultiPlex Testing (PROMPT). PROMPT is an online research registry. The goal of PROMPT is to help researchers to better understand the risks that are linked to mutations in less well-studied genes. People with inherited mutations can enroll in PROMPT to help researchers learn more about cancer risks. 

updated: 02/05/2022

Last updated March 15, 2022