Why should I make an appointment at the family risk clinic?

A family risk genetic appointment will provide:

  • Help with any doubts and fears you might have about the cancer affecting your family;
  • A detailed analysis of your specific family's risk;
  • The possibility of genetic counseling and testing if there suspicion of a familial mutation;
  • Preventive measures, whether surveillance or prophylactic, suited to your disease risk;
  • Access to means of detection and diagnosis;
  • Support on how to manage the subject of cancer with relatives, partners and friends;
  • Support on how to better manage the future (professional choices, maternity, etc.);
  • Extend the family risk program to close relatives;
  • Provide screening of non-familial/non-hereditary cancer
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