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Who Should Consider Cancer Risk Assessment

The following groups of people may want to consider cancer risk assessment:

  • Any person with a family history of cancer who is interested in learning more about his or her family-based cancer risk.
  • Any person who has a family member with hereditary cancer.
  • Any person who is considering prophylactic medical or surgical therapy because of his or her family history of cancer.
  • Any person who was diagnosed with cancer early in adulthood
  • Any person who is interested in learning more about genetic testing for cancer.