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A family history of cancer does not mean you will develop cancer yourself.
If family history of cancer causes you concern about your own risk for inherited cancer, you may benefit from a genetic counseling appointment. Often there are fears associated with learning about the risk of cancer, but keep in mind inherited cancer is rare and a genetic counseling session can provide valuable information for screening and prevention, as well as give you the information you need to decide whether you should consider genetic testing
Cancer is more likely to be inherited if:
If your family history falls into one or more of these categories, you may benefit from genetic counseling.
How genetic counseling can help you?
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