Genetics Counseling & Risk Assessment

Hereditary Risk Assessment is a valuable tool for assessing whether a person is genetically disposed to be at greater risk for cancer. One way to decide whether Risk Assessment is something you should consider is to look at your family history of cancer. If you or any of your close relatives have ever had breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, uterine cancer or melanoma, you may have a risk of inherited cancer. There is a way to find out. A blood test can help tell you whether you are at high risk, so you and your doctor can take steps to reduce your cancer risk now. Hereditary Risk Assessment is by physician referral only.

Before the assessment:

Risk Assessment Team

Through the assessment we will:

Cost & Insurance Coverage:

There is a fee for our assessment service; however, our office can do a pre-certification to see if the fee is covered by your health insurance company. Our staff in charge of hereditary risk assessment will see that the proper documentation of risk assessment is provided to assist in the process, if testing is appropriate for you.

Not sure Genetic Risk Assessment is for you?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we encourage you to consider hereditary cancer assessment and possible testing.