MDHHS Cancer Genomics Program

  • MDHHS Cancer Genomics Program

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  • The Cancer Genomics Program works to reduce the impact of hereditary cancer on the people of Michigan and their families.

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Resources for Patients
Resources for Providers
Hereditary Cancer Toolkit
About the Program
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Program Highlights

  • NEW: Michigan’s Hereditary Cancer Hotline (1-866-852-1247) 
    A resource for patients and providers who have questions about hereditary cancer conditions such as HBOC and Lynch syndrome. Call 1-866-852-1247 to speak with our genetic counselor, or email us at genetics@michigan.gov. Hours of Operation: Due to COVID-19, staff is working away from office. Please leave a message at the number above and a genetic counselor will call you back.

  • Guide to Hereditary Cancer Indications for Referral 
    This easy-to-use tool was developed to help clinicians identify patients who would benefit from risk evaluation, genetic counseling and possible genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes.

  • FREE CME module: "Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Are Your Patients at Risk?" 
    Developed in partnership with the Jackson Laboratory, this course is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing clinicians to help them identify, evaluate and manage patients at increased risk of hereditary cancer syndromes.