Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Testing

Genes linked to hereditary endometrial cancer

Multi-gene panel tests look for inherited mutations in many genes at the same time. These tests may include new or less common genes. Some panels may include additional genes other than those listed below. A genetics expert can make sure that the most appropriate test is ordered based on your personal situation and family medical history. They will also make sure that your test results are interpreted correctly.

Common genes linked to hereditary endometrial cancer 

The most common inherited gene mutations associated with hereditary endometrial cancer are:

A rare type of endometrial cancer, uterine serous carcinoma, has also been associated with BRCA mutations. However, this remains under investigation. 

Last updated July 20, 2020