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A genetic counselor can help you make an informed decision about whether you should pursue genetic testing.
Mayo Clinic researchers are studying the cost-effectiveness of genomic research to detect certain diseases earlier, including breast, ovarian and colorectal cancer.
Alejandro Mirazo participated in a DNA research sequencing study to contribute diversity to medical research. It may have saved his life.
Researchers have learned you don't need a family history of colorectal cancer to have a genetic mutation that predisposes you to the disease.
Honor this year's Black History Month theme, "Black Health and Wellness," by sharing this important information with others.
A Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next.
Understanding your personal cancer risk and making lifestyle changes to improve your overall health are the first steps in cancer prevention. Learn how to get started.
Mayo Clinic is sequencing the exomes of tens of thousands of people from diverse backgrounds to investigate large-scale patterns of distinctive mutations that fuel disease.
Is there a history of cancer in your family? If so, you could be at risk. Family medicine physician Dr. John Presutti advises learning your family's healthy history and acting on it.
Physician assistant Casey Swanson responds to a question about cancer risk and genetic testing for a BRCA2 mutation.