Inherited cancer genes and increased cancer risk

Coronavirus and cancer

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If you think that cancer may run in your family, talk it through with your GP

Some people have inherited faulty genes that increase their risk of developing particular types of cancer.

Genetic testing is available for some of these faulty genes.

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