Men’s Health Week

9 Myths About Men and Hereditary Cancer

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9 Myths About Men and Hereditary Cancer

Last Updated May 30, 2019 True or false? Men don’t need genetic testing since only women can have a hereditary risk to develop cancer. Answer: FALSE. The notion that men cannot have hereditary cancer mutations that put them at increased risk to develop cancer is just one of the myths surrounding men and genetic testing. Here…

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Discussion: Men & Hereditary Cancer

In honor of Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, we wanted to shine a light on an important issue that does not usually get much attention: men and hereditary cancer. Men are often told that they don’t need genetic testing, since the cancer risks only impact women. However, this is inaccurate because there are cancer risks for male…

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