Wellmont Cancer Institute is committed to treating cancer when needed and preventing it when possible. With the goal of prevention in mind, the cancer institute offers genetic counseling services and a
high-risk clinic for individuals who are potentially experiencing a number of different factors that could increase their risks for developing cancer.
Learning about specific genetic risk factors enables individuals and families to make choices to help reduce those risks – including having more aggressive and frequent screenings, utilizing preventive medications or surgeries or making simple changes to diet and exercise.
Genetic counseling services may be helpful when:
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