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Testing for Hereditary Cancers: Are You at Risk?

Testing for Hereditary Cancers: Are You at Risk?

Knowing your personal and family history of cancer is the first step in determining if you might be at increased risk for cancer.  This knowledge can help you and your health care provider work out a plan for any necessary treatment.

All cancers are caused by harmful changes, known as mutations in a person’s genes.  Most occur by chance, some are thought to be caused by lifestyle. Some are passed down through our family, known as hereditary cancers.

Women’s Health Center partners with Myriad, a leader in the field of hereditary cancer gene testing. We provide our patients the opportunity to be tested for hereditary cancer. The myRisk® test looks at ,any gene mutations associated with increased cancer risk. The test, performed at Women’s Health Center is a quick and easy. Your results will be reviewed with you by a Women’s Health Center provider trained to interpret hereditary test results.

Most insurance companies cover hereditary cancer testing. To learn more about hereditary cancer screening, contact our office at 541-479-8363 or visit https://mySupport360.com

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Women’s Health Center of Southern Oregon, PC

1075 SW Grandview Ave. Suite 200 Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

Phone: 541-479-8363 Fax: 541-476-2841

News & Events

Rachel Villaruz, PA-C, joining Women’s Health Center

Rachel received her Physician Assistant training in the Philadelphia area and has been practicing for four years. She believes that knowledge empowers women to live a healthy life, and therefore…

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Say Hello to Sarah Witesman, PA-C!

Our newest Physician's Assistant, Sarah developed a passion for OB/GYN while on her clinical rotations in rural upstate New York. She believes all patients should have control of their own…

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Welcome Crystal Lindahl, WHNP!

Women's Health Center continues to expand our practice to better serve the women in our community!  Crystal Lindahl, a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner has just joined our team.  Previously a…

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