You and your family may or may not benefit directly from your participation in ICARE; however, by participating in this registry, you are helping provide information that will be useful to:
Describe the natural history of cancer development, tumor progression and response to treatment in hereditary cancers
Describe the effects of surveillance and prophylactic interventions on cancer detection and development in individuals at risk for hereditary cancer
Describe the effects of the cancer genetic counseling and testing process on individuals at risk for hereditary cancer
ICARE will provide registrants with periodic updates on the latest scientific findings about cancer genetics and new research protocols and projects for which they may be eligible through newsletters, electronic information transfer, or other approaches.
Who Can Participate
Men and women interested in being part of studies about inherited cancer who:
- Are age 18 or older
- Have a personal and/or family history of cancer
Participation is completely voluntary.
What Participants Will Be Asked to Do
Participation in this study may include completion of one or more of the following:
You may stop participation at any time.
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