A family history of cancer had been a longtime fact of life for one Michigan Medicine nurse.
Cancer and Genetics
Research has shown an unexplained increase in cases of colorectal cancer in younger patients.
Those with a genetic predisposition to cancer can benefit from support groups as much as cancer patients, but options for the former group are limited.
Learning about cancer diagnoses of extended family — and the details of their conditions — is a conversation everyone should have.
One woman’s intuition helped her seek testing for a rare genetic mutation that ultimately guided an effective course of action against her cancer.