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Xanit offer the possibility to detect the pre-disposition of cancer inheritance with a genetic test

Xanit International Hospital created a Genetic Advice unit within its Oncology Department with the aim of offering patients with family history of cancer the possibility of doing a genetic test which allows them the to know their hereditary pre-disposition of having cancer.

As Dr. Emilio Alba, Director of the Oncology Department of Xanit assures us: “It is calculated that less than 5% of the the total cancer cases are caused by the changes of genes that can be inherited.” This number is changeable depending on the type of tumor, estimating.

 

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