High-risk individuals

Women with a familial history of risk, or carrying a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes (BRCA= BReast CAncer genes) should regularly do tests for early detection for the disease.

Learn more about the specialized genetic clinic  directed at families and people at risk, and what is a genetic test .

In Cancro numa família  you can also discover what are the possible signs of familial history of breast and/or ovarian cancer

If you are a confirmed carrier of a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes associated with a hereditary cancer syndrome, consult the recommended surveillance and prophylaxis options .

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