One in 10-12 women with ovarian cancer has a hereditary cause of the ovarian cancer. Carefully collected three-generation pedigrees can help to determine which women should pursue genetic testing for hereditary causes of ovarian cancer, says Dr. Mary S. Beattie in this interview.
Mary S. Beattie, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine; Director, Clinical Research, UCSF Cancer Risk Program
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center