Types of inherited cancers
- Colorectal: Lynch syndrome
- Colorectal: Polyposis
Your family history and diagnostic tests for genetic mutations are valuable tools that your healthcare team can use to assess your personal risk for developing a particular type of cancer.
Take our self-assessment quiz to learn more about your risks for hereditary cancer syndromes. Genetic tests are now available to identify specific risks, and to help empower you to take action.
Genetic testing for cancer
If you have reason to suspect that you or someone you know may be at risk for hereditary cancer, genetic testing may be a helpful option. Testing may not be is not necessary for many people everyone, but you may be a candidate if you:
- Have a family history of cancer
- Belong to an at-risk population
- Have a personal history of cancer
Take our self-assessment quiz to learn more about your risks for hereditary cancer syndromes.
Learn more from our Genetic Testing FAQ.