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Cancer genetics: breast and ovarian cancer - Practical genetics (1.5 CPD hours)

In the second instalment of our series, genetics GPSI Dr Judith Hayward, discusses how to assess risk and manage patients with a family history of breast and ovarian cancer


Full CPD module


The second part of our look at cancer genetics uses case histories to investigate breast and ovarian cancer, including:

  • Key points for taking a family history in a woman at risk of breast cancer
  • Assessing risk of familial breast cancer
  • The impact of first and second degree diagnoses of cancer on patient risk
  • Genetic testing for cancer risk

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