Answers to Common Breast Cancer and Genetic Counseling Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about breast cancer and genetic counseling.

Does being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer increase a patient’s risk of developing breast cancer?

If we see both breast and pancreatic cancers in a family, it can be a clue that cancer in the family is inherited.

Source: Faith Callif-Daley, MS, LGC, genetic counselor, Miami Valley Hospital North; Breastcancer.org; Komen.org, Cancer.gov, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention