Approximately 5% to 10% of all cancers develop because a person inherited a genetic mutation in a way that encourages the disease to grow. Individuals with these genetic mutations are far more likely to develop certain cancers, often at a much earlier age than the general population.
This brief and easy-to-use quiz hereditary cancer quiz can help you determine whether you may be a candidate to get tested for several of the most common hereditary cancer syndromes.
When taking the quiz, don’t forget to include BOTH your mother’s and father’s side of the family when answering questions.
You will be assessed for your hereditary cancer risk of the following cancers:
- Breast cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Endometrial Cancer
You can print the results and bring them with you to your consultation with your healthcare professional.