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Cheyenne Regional Cancer Center offers Genetic Cancer Risk Assessments

Cheyenne, WY—The Cheyenne Regional Cancer Center is now providing genetic cancer risk assessments to help individuals determine if they have a genetic variant that could put them at a higher risk for developing cancer.

“The recommendation for genetic testing can be based on many factors,” said Greta Skagen, a nurse practitioner and the center’s certified genetic risk assessment counselor.

“Those factors might include a patient’s history of cancer or other health history, a patient with family members who have tested positive for a genetic cancer syndrome, a family history that suggests a genet...


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