Genetic testing can reveal risk of hereditary cancers

Up to 10 percent of cancer cases are caused by an inherited genetic mutation. Genetic counseling may be recommended for families with a pattern of certain cancers or cancer among young family members to see if the cancer is hereditary. Dr. Mike Janicek, a gynecologic oncologist with Arizona Oncology, will talk about the importance of knowing your familiar history and who should be tested.

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Dr. Mike Janicek, a gynecologic oncologist with Arizona Oncology

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