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Benefits of TestingReview expert guidelines regarding who should consider genetic testing, how to find a genetics expert and how to move forward with testing.
I've Tested Positive, Now What?
Genetic testing benefits for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer
If you have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, genetic testing may provide the following information and benefit:
- If you test positive for a mutation an inherited mutation in , , , or , you may be eligible for treatment with an agent.
- Test results may make you eligible for clinical trials.
- Testing can help you understand your risk for a new cancer diagnosis and options for managing your risk.
- Your test results can help your relatives understand their risk for cancer and take actions to stay healthy.
Last updated February 01, 2022