Geneticist or genetic counsellor

Geneticists and genetic counsellors are a healthcare providers that specialize in diseases caused by genetics, or family traits. They can help you to understand:

  • If there could be a genetic form of cancer in your family
  • The advantages, disadvantages and limitations of genetic testing
  • The meaning of a genetic test result
  • What family members are at increased risk to develop cancer
  • Cancer screening and preventative treatment options available to you and your family