As with all decisions about your health, it's important to be informed—and to get the information on which you base your decisions from an authoritative source. The sources listed below offer a starting point. Be sure to keep track of any questions that come up so you can ask your doctor at your next visit.
Note: The American Cancer Society is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: Cleveland Clinic is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: The Mayo Clinic is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: UT Southwestern Medical Center is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Note: Yale Cancer Genetics Counseling is not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
Learn more from other leading treatment and research institutions listed below.
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics and Risk Assessment Program at Massachusetts General Hospital
Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Carolina Georgia Cancer Genetics Network
Carolinas Medical Center
Cooper Cancer Institute
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Hoag Cancer Center
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Magee-Womens Hospital/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Texas Oncology at Baylor University
University Hospitals of Cleveland Center for Human Genetics
University of Colorado Cancer Center
University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital
University of Kansas Medical Center
Winthrop University Hospital
Note: These institutions are not affiliated with InheritedRisk.com.
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20,500 hereditary breast cancers are diagnosed each year.