Why should I attend a genetic clinic?

The risk clinic/genetic clinic provides:

  • Help with any doubts or fears you might be experiencing concerning your familial cancer;
  • A detailed analysis of your family’s specific risk;
  • Advice and genetic testing if there is suspicion of a hereditary/familial mutation;
  • Advice on measures to help prevent the disease, both surveillance and prophylaxis, suited to your personal risk;
  • Means for detection and diagnosis of the disease;
  • Support for discussing the subject with relatives, partners and friends;
  • Advice on how better manage the future (professional choices, maternity, etc.);
  • Extension of the support program, including risk appointment, to close relatives;
  • Screening for non-familial (or non-hereditary) cancers
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Know… the leaflets on the side effects of breast cancer therapies: how to manage problems, such as nausea and vomiting, or hair loss. (see)
Know… the interactive "familial history", allows the construction of a graphic with the history of breast cancer in your family. (see)
Know… more about cancer biology: what is a mutation and what promotes these changes in cells DNA? (see)
Know… What is a triple negative cancer? Drinking alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer? What is the anatomy of the breast? (see)
Know… what you know about familial breast cancer: complete our 7-question "expert " quiz. (see)
Know… more about sporadic breast cancer, and test your knowledge using our 7-question quiz. (see)
Know… the particularities of breast cancer in man: test your knowledge in our 7-question quiz (see)