PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR HEREDITARY CANCER

PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR HEREDITARY CANCER

One family member under 50 with breast cancer means your whole family may be at risk

Fortunately, there are proactive steps you can take to know your own personal risk.

Genetic testing is a powerful tool in understanding your risk of disease, including cancer. Many people don't realize that having one relative with cancer at an early age may qualify you for testing at no cost as a preventive service recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Take our free self-assessment quiz

Our brief and easy-to-use hereditary cancer quiz can help you determine whether you may be a candidate to get tested for several of the most common hereditary cancers syndromes.

Those who meet criteria will be given the option to order a free myRisk kit to take to your next medical appointment. Unlock questions about your health from your DNA by getting tested for hereditary cancer.

Here are some examples of what qualifies:

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Take the next steps

If you are at a higher risk for cancer, there are steps you can take to help prevent it.

The most precise way of knowing your hereditary cancer risk is by getting tested. Once you get your result, you will work with your doctor or other healthcare providers to develop a plan to help make sure you lessen your chances of getting cancer.

When you receive your myRisk test result it will include an assessment of 28 genes that are linked to hereditary cancer, your personal lifetime risk of breast cancer* and a management tool that lists possible options to reduce your cancer risk. At Myriad we believe Knowledge is Power. You, in partnership with your healthcare provider can put this knowledge to work through informed cancer prevention.

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Take the next step to understanding your risk today.

*Based on research at time of product launch, riskScore is only calculated for women of solely European ancestry1-3 under the age of 85 and without a personal history of breast cancer, LCIS, hyperplasia, atypical hpyerplasia4, or a breast biopsy of unknown results. riskScore is not calculated if a woman or a blood relative is known to carry a mutation in a breast cancer risk gene.

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