Author | Christine Garcia, MD

Articles

Common criteria prompting genetic referral for hereditary cancer syndromes

September 02, 2019

Article

There are several features in a woman’s personal or family history that should raise suspicion for potential involvement of an underlying genetic mutation and prompt genetic counseling/testing.

Common hereditary cancer syndromes with breast and gynecologic malignancies

August 30, 2019

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As they often serve as primary care providers, ob/gyns are uniquely positioned to help identify at-risk women before they develop cancer.

Hereditary cancers in gynecology: What clinicians need to know

December 13, 2017

Article

The contribution of hereditary cancer syndromes to many gynecologic malignancies has been increasingly recognized over the past decade. As they often serve as primary care providers, ob/gyns are uniquely positioned to help identify at-risk women before they develop cancer.