Myriad has educational programs to help you understand hereditary cancer syndromes. They provide information about testing and management, and feature individuals who have hereditary cancer syndromes. The programs are available online (see below) or as a video tape or DVD.
Making Informed Decisions: Testing and Management for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Several women share their personal stories about being tested for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC) and how that information helped them make important healthcare decisions. A host will guide you through the red flags, risk reduction options and testing process for HBOC.
Testing for Hereditary Risk of Colon Cancer: Is it right for you?
This video provides easy-to-understand explanations of important issues relating to testing for Lynch Syndrome, including family history and patterns of inheritance, emotional and social considerations relating to testing, and how test results may be used to manage cancer risk. Actual families affected by Lynch Syndrome openly discuss why they chose to be tested, and how that decision has affected their lives and healthcare management.
* In order to view these videos online, you need to have Windows Media Player installed. Windows Media Player is a free media player can be downloaded from the microsoft.com website.