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Family Cancer services are available for individuals and families with a family history that may indicate a familial gene change increasing risk or predisposition to certain cancers including, but not limited, to breast, ovarian, renal and colorectal cancers.

FIND A FAMILY CANCER SERVICE

Click here for contact details of Family Cancer Clinics

    RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH A
    FAMILY HISTORY OF CANCER

      There are many resources available for GPs and other health professionals about testing, referral guidelines as well as risk management tools for familial cancer.

      • The Cancer Institute’s eviQ (registration to access eviQ publications is free) is a good source of information about:
        • Family Cancer Clinics
        • Genetic Testing for Heritable Mutations
        • Referral Guidelines
        • Risk Management

        PATIENT INFORMATION AND DECISION AIDS
        Click here to access and/or print resources for patients including decision aids for testing and/or risk reducing management

        Last updated: Jul 31, 2013