About our Program

The Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program is composed of an interdisciplinary team that includes geneticists, genetic counselors, physicians and nurses, who work together with the goal of providing cancer risk assessment and taking steps to prevent the development of cancer. 

Click on the following links to learn more about the individual programs within the Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program:

David: Genetic Testing

David-Shoehalter
I never knew my Dad’s sister, Aunt Pearl, because she died of breast cancer at age 52 before I was even born. Many years later my father was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer at age 79 and was treated successfully with radiation therapy. To be honest, it never occurred to me that the two cancers might be linked...