Category Archives: Genetic Testing

Stop Cancer Before it Starts

Stop Cancer Before it Starts

Awareness is important, but cancer prevention is absolutely vital. February is National Cancer Prevention Month, the perfect time to focus efforts to stop cancer before it starts. Cancer is a complicated disease. One often feels helpless when faced with a cancer diagnosis, this month the focus is placed on action and empowerment. Cancer Prevention research […]

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: __                           Instructions: […]

Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Cancer Center New Mexico

Breast and Ovarian Cancer There are a few ways that we can predict a person’s risk 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 […]