Hereditary Cancer Program
Richard J. Flamson Hereditary Screening Program
Hoag Family Cancer Institute has been involved in hereditary cancer assessment
for more than 15 years, offering risk assessment counseling and genetic
testing to individuals with a personal or family history of cancer. Approximately
700 new patients are seen each year through the Richard J. Flamson Hereditary
Screening Program. Most live in Orange County, but it is not uncommon
for individuals and families to travel from LA, Palm Springs, San Diego,
and even Northern California or out of state.
Hoag is pleased to offer hereditary counseling services in
both Newport Beach and Irvine. To schedule an appointment, call 949-764-5764.
Click here to download the Family History form.
What patients say about Hereditary Cancer Assessment
"Hoag's Richard J. Flamson Hereditary Screening Program needs
to be shared with all people who are diagnosed with breast and ovarian
"I find that having information always helps to decrease anxiety."
"Though I was very nervous, the genetic counselor was so kind and
helpful. It was a good experience."
"Knowledge is power. The Richard J. Flamson Hereditary Screening Program
gave me tools to make informed decisions about my treatment."
"I think the Richard J. Flamson Hereditary Screening Program it is
a great program and very worthwhile."
Read More Detailed Patient Stories
Hoag's Richard J. Flamson Hereditary Screening Program is featured
in the March 2013 issue of
O Magazine - When Genetic Testing Can Be Dangerous to Your Health.