Those who undergo genetic testing to learn about their cancer risk have several protections in place to ensure the results can’t
Cancer and Genetics
A family history of cancer had been a longtime fact of life for one Michigan Medicine nurse.
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.