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Northern Nevada Genetic Counseling
Specializing in hereditary cancer risk assessment. Genetic counselors work with clients to help them make decisions about how to manage their healthcare based on genetic risks. Genetic counseling is non-directive. The focus is on the patient and what they want. Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Genetic Counseling can be appropriate for those that have multiple family members with cancer, multiple cancers in one family member, young age at diagnosis/onset of cancer, cancer in both of paired organs (such as breast cancer in both breasts), rare or uncommon cancer, or cancer with unusual pathology, or Jewish ancestry.