Familial Cancer Program
Genetic consultation through the Mayo Clinic Familial Cancer Program is available for individuals suspected of having genetic susceptibility to melanoma. Clinical features that would be concerning for familial melanoma include:
The genetic consultation will focus on cancer risk assessment, strategies for risk reduction and early detection, and education about familial melanoma and additional testing options. Participants are also invited (not required) to provide a blood sample for cancer research purposes.
Appointments for evaluation of possible familial melanoma can be arranged by calling 507-284-8004, or see www.mayoclinic.org for more information.
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