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Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Testing

Other medical concerns for people with inherited  mutations

Because of the high lifetime risk and early onset of cancer with , people of reproductive age may wish to speak with a fertility expert prior to having children. There are options using assisted reproduction technology and preimplantation genetic diagnosis for parents to select embryos that are free of an inherited  mutation. 

Research shows that people with  are sensitive to the effects of radiation. Experts recommend that people with avoid radiation exposure as much as possible.

Last updated March 19, 2022