There is no right or wrong here, and many people have very different opinions on this topic. It’s important to talk these things through with your partner, speak to your genetic counsellor about your options, and do what is right for you and your family. 
 
Please get in touch to discuss IVF treatment with genetic testing of embryos to identify non-carrier embryos for a pregnancy, or if you have genetic questions before undertaking fertility preservation. 
 
Testing children for BRCA and Lynch syndrome 
Children are not routinely tested for these genetic mutations, as their risks of cancer are not increased in childhood. 
 
Please see the resources at brca@ovarian.co.uk for further information and hereditary cancer risk tool. 
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