Reducing the risk of ovarian cancer with preventive oophorectomy

For many people, if they have heard about genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes at all, most will relate to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing and its relationship to hereditary breast cancer. Media also contribute to the overall knowledge; often Read on! →

Prostate cancer risk is elevated for men with Lynch syndrome

Prostate cancer is a relatively common cancer, with the American Cancer society reporting that 238,590 Americans will be diagnosed this year. A recent study by researchers at the University Of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, published in the Journal of Clinical Read on! →

Prostate cancer risk elevated for men with Lynch syndrome

Prostate cancer is a relatively common cancer, with the American Cancer society reporting that 238,590 Americans will be diagnosed this year. A recent study by researchers at the University Of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, published in the Journal of Clinical Read on! →

Risk factors for skin cancers: understand them and take action

Many factors can increase the risk of developing melanoma and other skin cancers. Some of these factors are due to behaviors, like exposure to the sun. However, some risk factors for skin cancers are inherited in families. Researchers have identified Read on! →

Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2

Unfortunately, cancer is a common disease, with the majority of the 200,000 new cases of breast cancer and the 20,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year being considered sporadic (a random chance event). However, about 5% to 10% Read on! →