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Clinical Cancer Genetics Program

The Clinical Cancer Genetics Program (CCG) provides comprehensive risk assessments, cancer genetic counseling and clinical cancer genetic consultation to approximately 1000 families each year. Most families are residents of Ohio, but patients also come from other states and countries.  Click here to see an example of the genetic testing process.

Faculty in CCG actively collaborate with other clinicians in the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center in cases that may have a genetic component. Further, it serves as the liaison between the patients and researchers of the Division of Human Genetics assuring that appropriate clinical cancer genetics consultation are available to the patients and Institutional Review Board approved protocols are in effect for cancer susceptibility gene testing either in the clinical or research setting. Together with the Division of Human Cancer Genetics, CCG administers the germline tissue and DNA sample bank, which will eventually be linked to a comprehensive clinicopathologic database.

Learn more about our faculty and staff.

To refer a patient to the Clinical Cancer Genetics Program:
Call 614-293-6694 or toll free 888-329-1654
Fax 614-293-2314, ATTN: Genetics.

Click here to request an appointment online.

For more information, call 614-293-6694 to speak with a genetic counselor.

Save the Date!

April 25, 2015, Conference on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) and Lynch syndrome (LS)

Our third Beyond Risk conference for individuals with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) and Lynch syndrome (LS) will be held this spring! This is an event designed specifically for people affected by these conditions and their families.  We will provide information and management updates promote early cancer detection and cancer risk-reduction.  We also hope to have time for you to make connections with others so you can meet other families share your stories, and support one another.

Date:    April 25, 2015
Time:    10am – 2:00 pm (Lunch will be provided)
Location: Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43210
Directions: http://www.ohio4-hcenter.org/features.html

Check your mailboxes in the next few weeks for a registration brochure or contact us at genetics.clinic@osumc.edu for more information.