Starting a family with a known cancer risk
Posted on 10th September 2021 at 15:12
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and hereditary cancer risk tool.
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Tagged as: BRCA1, BRCA2, breast and ovarian cancer, fertility preservation, genetic counselling, genetic risk, genetic testing, Lynch sydrome, PGT
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