5-10% of tumors are hereditary; due to germline mutations in different genes that imply a greater susceptibility to develop cancer. Germline genetic testing is becoming more prevalent in urology clinics because of precision medicine for prostate cancer treatment. Genetic testing results can also influence cancer screening discussions. An important part of germline genetic testing is genetic counseling. Do you want to know more? Don’t miss this Urology Cheat Sheet!
Genetic Counseling in Prostate Cancer