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We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as
well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and
guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.
Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.
Brookwood Baptist Health offers genetic counseling and testing services to help identify patients who are at risk to develop certain types of hereditary cancer such as breast, ovarian and colon cancer. Our Genetic Counselor works hand-in-hand with patients to evaluate family history, develop a personalized cancer risk assessment and, when appropriate, provide genetic testing. Our team provides ongoing education and support to encourage early detection and help patients make informed decisions about their health.
Cancer risk assessment based on personal risk factors and family history
Genetic counseling and testing
Personalized education and cancer prevention planning
Navigation support and referrals to provide seamless access to physician specialists and other hospital resources
You should consider genetic testing if any of the following risk factors apply to you or a close family member:
Breast cancer before age 50
Ovarian cancer at any age
Colon cancer before age 50
Endometrial cancer before age 50
Two primary cancers in an individual
Both breast and ovarian cancers
Male breast cancer at any age
Two or more breast cancers in a family, one under age 50
Women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent with breast or ovarian cancer at any age
To make an appointment or speak with our genetic counselor, call (205) 877-5298.
Genetic counseling is offered at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center only.