You, Your Family and Cancer: How Genetic Counseling Works | Health

SUNDAY, June 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If you have a family history of cancer and are considering genetic counseling to measure your risk for the disease, an expert offers some advice.

Genetic counseling can help you understand your family’s cancer history and how it applies to you, said Tanya Eble, an associate professor of molecular and human genetics and a genetic counselor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She outlined a number of red flags for hereditary cancer in a person’s individual or family history.

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