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Health care providers who are specially trained in genetics can help you more clearly understand your risk for hereditary cancer. Geneticists are physicians with specialized expertise in hereditary diseases. Certified genetic counselors are health care professionals who have had specialized training and have earned a Master's degree in genetic counseling. There are several ways to find a genetics expert: