Associated
Genes

MyRisk Hereditary Cancer determines your cancer risk by examining over 35 genes.

MyRisk Hereditary Cancer screens for eight types of cancer by examining the following list of genes. Click each gene name to learn more about that gene and which syndromes and cancers it affects.

MULTIPLE GENES CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH A SINGLE CANCER

Genes selected for Myriad myRisk® satisfy these criteria:

  • Cancer Focus
    • Hereditable contribution
    • Association with overlapping syndromes
  • Penetrance
    • Cancer risk is at least 2-3 times the general population
  • Clinically Significant
    • Based on increased cancer risk from societal guidelines or determined by multiple studies
    • Change in management inferred based on risk level

Each gene tested with Myriad myRisk links to one or more of eight cancer sites: Breast, Ovarian, Colorectal, Endometrial, Melanoma, Pancreatic, Gastric, and Prostate.

Myriad myRisk simplifies the test selection process by providing you the most comprehensive hereditary cancer panel test with clinically significant results.