Genetic Testing for Cancer and Cancer Counseling Las Vegas, NV
The risk and knowledge of cancer are often scary for someone to handle. If you have a family history of breast cancer or other forms of cancer, our genetic testing for cancer works with you and your hereditary account to discover if you will have a potential of developing cancer in the future.
We offer genetic testing for breast cancer and genetic counseling for patients who are testing positive for inherited risk of cancer from BRCA mutation, Lynch syndrome, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, uterine cancer, and others.
With our genetic testing, we will discover your chances of developing hereditary cancer. Our service is open to both men and women to help them understand their cancer risk.
Our cancer counseling and testing service helps our patients process their results. We want our patients to leave our offices with a complete understanding of their risk for cancer. Our patients will also have a plan for further care after receiving their results.
Perform a Self-assessment Test for Personal or Family History
Take a look at the qualities below. If any apply to you, contact our office today to schedule an appointment for genetic testing.
Breast and ovarian cancer*
Do any of the following apply to you?:
- Breast cancer at age 50 or younger
- Ovarian cancer at any age
- Male breast cancer at any age
- Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and a personal or family history of an HBOC-associated* cancer at any age
- Two breast cancers in the same person or on the same side of the family
- Triple negative breast cancer at any age
- Pancreatic cancer and an HBOC-associated* cancer in the same person or on the same side of the family
- A previously identified BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation in your family members
* Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) syndrome is an inherited condition that causes an increased risk for ovarian, breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancer. The vast majority of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer is due to an alteration or gene mutation in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. These BRCA genetic mutations can be inherited from either your mother or father.
Do any of the following apply to you?
- Colorectal cancer before age 50
- Colorectal cancer after age 50
- Colorectal adenomatous polyp(s)
- Endometrial (uterine) cancer
- More than one Lynch syndrome-related cancer* in the same individual
- Other Lynch syndrome-related cancer*
- Relative with a known Lynch syndrome gene mutation
- Tumor with microsatellite instability (MSI)
* Lynch Syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is an inherited condition that causes an increased risk for early onset colorectal cancer (often before age 50) as well as other related cancers†. The majority of Lynch Syndrome is due to a mutation in the MLH1, MSH2 or MSH6 genes. You inherit these mutations from either your mother or father.
† Colorectal, endometrial, stomach, ovarian, kidney/urinary tract, brain, small bowel, pancreatic, sebaceous adenoma/carcinoma
Contact Us Today for Your Genetic Testing
The sooner we can assess your risk of breast cancer and obtaining hereditary cancer in the future, the better success we have creating a treatment plan. Schedule an appointment with a genetic counselor for our genetic testing for cancer today!