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Hereditary Cancer

​The Hereditary Cancer Program is part of the BC Cancer Agency. The program offers services to families and individuals across British Columbia and Yukon. 

Services include genetic counseling and information about cancer prevention and screening for people at increased risk of cancer. People at risk of hereditary cancer may also be offered genetic testing.

The Hereditary Cancer Program works to educate the public and health care providers about hereditary cancer. The program also supports research into all aspects of hereditary cancer.

For information on Hereditary Cancer, please see the Hereditary section of Screening BC, at

Types of cancer

The BC Cancer Agency produces general information on the various types of cancer, including what it is, how it’s treated and where to find support and resources.
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