Understanding the Genetics of Cancer
This program will explain basic information about cancer and inherited cancer risk. It will also give you information about genetic testing for cancer risk and what to expect from a genetic counseling visit.
- Overview of cancer
- Cancer risk
- Taking the Family History
- Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
- Hereditary Colon Cancer
- Genetics Testing
- Cancer Risk Management
- Course Validation
We hope you found this online class helpful. For an easy way to gather information about your family, use our family history form.
For Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California:
We would like to document your participation in your electronic medical record. Please complete the short survey, which will collect your name and Kaiser medical record number. This survey will also let you request an appointment if you would like to talk with a genetic counselor.
If you would like to contact the Genetics Department directly, please choose the nearest location from the list below.
- Fresno: (559) 324-5330
- Modesto: (866) 916-4075
- Oakland: (510) 752-6298
- Sacramento: (916) 614-4075
- San Francisco: (415) 833-2998
- San Jose: (408) 972-3300
For Kaiser Permanente members in Oregon and Washington:
Do not complete the survey. Please contact the scheduling office at the phone numbers below.
KP Northwest: 503-249-3442 or 855-238-5631
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