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Understanding the Relationship Between Cancer and Genetics

By ellyadmin ‐ September 16, 2022

This 8-minute video answers several different questions about hereditary cancer and genetic testing for herediatary cancer. In the video it covers how cancer is genetic, what is meant by hereditary cancer, when genetic testing can be used, how genetic testing can be helpful to a patient, and the difference between somatic and germline genetic testing. The video also briefly talks about specific hereditary cancer syndromes including BRCA1, BRCA2, and Lynch Syndrome.