Types of inheritance, terms, and genetic testing
Changes in our DNA occur all of the time. Many are harmless, while others cause disease.
What is the likelihood that you carry a pathogenic variant?
The importance of family cancer history and how to map it
Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world, and 10-20% is hereditary
All first-degree relatives of a carrier have a 50% risk of themselves being a carrier
Melanoma is the most rapidly increasing cancer in Sweden and 10-15% of all cases are hereditary
Our clinically actionable selection of genes gives you a better shot at prevention.
1 in 5 Swedish men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Guidelines for the identification of hereditary prostate cancer are now expanded.
Family history-based testing identifies some, misses many
Polyposis' cause, associated cancer types, and risk-reducing measures
15-20% of all ovarian cancer is hereditary
Lynch syndrom is caused by hereditary pathogenic variants and increases the risk of several different cancer types
15-20% of all breast cancer is hereditary
One third of all colorectal cancer is hereditary