Genetic clinic

The risk of breast cancer risk in a family can be calculated by the specialized genetic clinic. 

Who should attend these clinics?

Any person belonging to a family with a history of breast and ovarian cancer

At the genetic clinic a woman at risk can learn how to reduce the chances of disease

During the appointment the doctor or geneticist will:

  • Study the person’s medical and family history;
  • Determine if there is any suspicion of a genetic abnormality, recommend a genetic test;
  • According to the results, advise on measures to prevent and closely watch the disease
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