Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

Did you know that up to 10% of cancer patients have an inherited gene mutation? Fortunately, knowing your cancer family history may help a physician to prevent cancer or detect it at an earlier stage. Women with certain genetic mutations have up to 87% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer.

By taking this quick quiz, you can find out whether you may be at risk for a hereditary cancer. It only takes 30 seconds – knowing your hereditary cancer risk could save your life!

Your results will be confidentially sent to Texas Family Physicians. If your results indicate that you may have an increased risk for certain cancers please let us know at your next visit. During the appointment we will discuss your family history in more depth and discuss whether hereditary cancer testing is the right next step for you and your health.

Take the quiz – www.hereditarycancerquiz.com/texasfamilyphysicians

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