Genetic testing by cancer site: ovary.

  title={Genetic testing by cancer site: ovary.},
  author={Scott M. Weissman and Shelly M. Weiss and Anna C. Newlin},
  journal={Cancer journal},
  volume={18 4},
Approximately 1 in every 4 to 5 women with a diagnosis of ovarian cancer has a hereditary gene mutation that is responsible for the development of her cancer. Identifying women at increased risk of developing ovarian cancer due to a hereditary cancer syndrome can allow for early detection or prevention of not only ovarian cancer, but also other cancers, depending on the causative gene. This review focuses on 3 of the most common hereditary ovarian cancer syndromes, hereditary breast and ovarian… CONTINUE READING

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