Myriad Partners with Access HealthÂ® on Program Dedicated to Increasing Awareness of Hereditary Cancer
Individuals diagnosed with hereditary cancer syndromes such as Lynch syndrome and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC) are at significantly higher risk of developing cancer than the general population. Watch a special episode of Access HealthÂ® on LifetimeÂ® to learn more about hereditary cancer.
Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment and Testing: The answer is in your DNA
Follow the inspirational journeys of two families living with hereditary cancer and learn how hereditary cancer testing positively impacted their lives and their families. Hear from some of the most knowledgeable experts in the field of Hereditary Cancer, including Angelina Jolieâ€™s breast surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk and certified genetic counselor Marianne Lotito as they discuss:
- What is Hereditary Cancer?
- Who is at risk and who is appropriate for genetic testing?
- What do you need to know about your familyâ€™s history of cancer and how can it help your doctor prevent or detect cancer at an earlier, more treatable state?
- Common myths associated with hereditary cancer testing
- Available resources
Take this quick quiz to find out if you may be at risk for hereditary cancer.
It takes less than a minute and could save your life!