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Risk Management Guidelines

Learn about the steps that people at high risk for cancer can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

Gene mutations without NCCN guidelines

Many multigene panels look for mutations in genes that recent research has shown to increase a person’s risk of cancer. However, more research is needed before there is enough evidence to make recommendations on how to manage cancer risk in people with mutations in these genes. 

At this time, there are no NCCN recommendations for the management of breast or ovarian cancer risk for people with mutations in the following genes:

  • BARD1
  • RAD50
  • RET1

It is important for people with mutations in these genes to consult with a genetics expert to determine the best risk management plan based on their personal and family medical history and other circumstances.


Updated 02/03/2020

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