Hereditary Cancer Quiz

Hi. You’re here because you have questions about your cancer risk....

You’re here because you have questions about your cancer risk....

We can help give you answers. The Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test evaluates some genetic factors associated with cancer risks. Knowing your risk enables you to make smart choices about your health, take control, and live your best life.

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Find out if you are eligible for the Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test.

We can help give you answers. The Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test evaluates some genetic factors associated with cancer risks. Knowing your risk enables you to make smart choices about your health, take control, and live your best life.
Get Started

Find out if you are eligible for the Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test.

Three simple steps

answer a series of questions

ANSWER A FEW QUESTIONS

We’ll ask you some questions about your personal and family history. This will take one minute or less on average. If you do not know all the answers, that’s okay. Do the best you can with what you know today.

order your kit

ORDER YOUR TEST KIT

If you are eligible for the Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test, based on national guidelines, we’ll arrange for a test kit to be sent directly to your door at no cost.

meet with your medical provider

MEET WITH YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER

Once you receive the kit, you will need to take it to your healthcare provider. After discussing your hereditary cancer risk, your provider may collect a saliva sample from you. In about 2 to 3 weeks, your provider will receive the results from your test, and will contact you to discuss your results and develop a plan.

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Are you worried about the costs?

3 out of 4 patients pay $0

for the Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test

Knowing your risk of hereditary cancer is important. Between excellent insurance coverage and Myriad’s financial assistance program, cost should not be a barrier.

More questions? Genetic testing seems complicated but it’s really a very simple and easy way to take control of your health. Our FAQ page will cover everything you want and need to know.

the science

An investment in science that works for you

We've invested over $300 million in science over the last five years. This helps Myriad myRisk® meet the highest industry standards.

At a 99.9% sensitivity rate, you can feel confident in the accuracy of our test.

The meaning

Far-reaching significance

What we do benefits the medical and scientific community. And that helps advance healthcare overall. We've published over 500 scientific publications and collaborated with nearly 60 academic institutions. All in the name of understanding and discovery. It's how we serve you better.

the results

Understand your DNA

Myriad provides a full report for everyone who takes the test, regardless of the result. You can use that information to optimize your health and medical management.

about us

Myriad

Myriad is focused on revolutionizing patient care through the discovery, development, and marketing of transformative molecular diagnostic tests that address pressing clinical needs across multiple medical specialties.

Since 1991, Myriad has invested heavily in educating patients and healthcare professionals about the role genes and proteins play in disease. Millions of patients have already benefited from Myriad’s tests, which helps healthcare professionals better manage and tailor medical care.

Start taking control of your health

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How myRisk® Works

The kit

THE KIT

Inside your Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer kit is a sample tube used to collect a small amount of DNA from a blood or saliva sample as well as instructions for you and your doctor.

Take the kit to your doctor

Take the myRisk Kit to Your Healthcare provider

Be sure to take your Myriad myRisk® kit to your healthcare provider and they will assist in collecting a blood or saliva sample. Your healthcare provider will then send your DNA sample and myRisk kit to Myriad Genetics, the makers of myRisk, for diagnostic testing.

Review the results

Review the Results with Your Healthcare Provider

2-3 weeks later, your healthcare provider will have the results from your Myriad myRisk® Hereditary Cancer test. They will contact you to discuss the results and begin a conversation about any future treatment plans if needed.

How genetic testing helped the Hoppe family

Understand Your Risk

It is important that we better understand your family’s cancer history. Click GET STARTED to answer a series of questions that will help determine if you meet criteria for testing.

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