Most cancers happen by chance or due to reasons such as smoking. Some cancers, however, are more likely to be inherited or run in families. Knowing whether you and your family may be at risk for these inherited cancers may help with earlier detection and prevention. Though genetic counseling, patients and their families can have access to the latest information and technology about hereditary cancers.
The Hereditary Cancer Clinic offers cancer risk assessment and education to cancer patients and people with a family history of cancer or other cancer risk factors. Board-certified genetic counselors team with medical oncologists to provide each patient with information about:
Please contact Scotland Cancer Treatment Center about genetic counseling if you have any of the following in your personal or family history:
For additional information, call Crystal Powers at (910)-291-7630 or toll-free at 1-877-762-2735.