Cancer Genetic Counseling
Cancer genetic counseling is available by physician referral. Genetic Counselors with Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group are affiliated with the nationally accredited South Carolina Comprehensive Breast Center and offer community outreach counseling within the state of South Carolina.
The primary goal of cancer genetic counselors is to identify individuals and families at increased risk of cancer in order to promote awareness, early detection, and cancer prevention. Genetic counselors are uniquely qualified to assess patients for increased cancer risk and to address both the genetic and the emotional aspects related to cancer risk or diagnosis.
We provide cancer genetic counseling services for individuals at risk for breast, ovarian, colon, and other cancers by:
If you have concerns about your cancer risk or a family history of cancer, talk with your physician about referral to our genetic counseling services. We are here to help you understand.