Cancer is normally not hereditary, but a susceptibility that runs in the family causes approximately 5–10% of all cancers. Moreover, nearly all cancers have been found to have rare hereditary forms. Hereditary susceptibility is most commonly identified in breast and ovarian cancer and in families susceptible to colorectal cancer.

If a person is observed to have a hereditary susceptibility to cancer, Docrates Cancer Center can customise a personal monitoring programme for them.

For more information please call 010 773 2000.

Why come to Docrates Cancer Center?

  • No waiting times: top cancer experts and effective treatments without delay
  • Individual care: you have your own care team - your doctor and your nurse
  • Front line cancer treatment: latest medical technology combined with proven expertise in cancer care
  • Experience in treating international patients: patients from over 60 countries, multilingual personnel
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