Category Archives: Genetics

Genetic Testing in New Mexico

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Genetic Testing in New Mexico can help estimate your chance of developing cancer in your lifetime. It does this by searching for specific changes in your genes, chromosomes, or proteins. These changes are called mutations. Genetic Testing in New Mexico is available for breast, ovarian, colon, thyroid, and some other cancers. Genetic testing may help: […]

FHQ (Family History Questionnaire)

Cancer Center New Mexico

Family History Questionnaire for Common Hereditary Syndromes                         Patient Name: ____________________________ Physician:___________________________                           Date of Birth: ________________________ Date Completed: ______________________                         […]

BRCA Patient Education

Cancer Center New Mexico

Risk Assessment of Breast and Ovarian Cancer Breast cancer is a common disease affecting more than 180,000 women and 1,600 men each year. A woman’s lifetime risk for developing breast cancer is about 1 in 8 or 12%. Common symptoms of breast cancer include an abnormal mammogram; detection of a lump, thickening, swelling, or tenderness […]