Talking openly about
health history with your family is important. Documenting that
information, especially if there is a family history of cancer, can be
There have been more than 50 hereditary cancer syndromes discovered so far. Many of the cancers associated with these syndromes can be prevented.
Being aware of a family history of
cancer can provide important information that you and your physician can
use to determine if you’re a candidate for genetic testing, more
frequent screenings, and/or other preventive measures.
Download a free Family Health/Cancer History Pedigree PDF. There’s no advertising or donations associated with this, it’s just a simple tool I created to help you learn about your family’s health history.