Genetic Risk Evaluation And Testing Program (G.R.E.A.T.)

Experts In Cancer-Risk Reduction
At Compass Oncology, our Genetic Risk Evaluation Team includes physicians and nurses with the expertise and experience to look carefully at your family history and give you the knowledgeable guidance about cancer detection and prevention.

We can help determine if you have a genetic mutation that puts you at risk for cancer, and guide you through the sometimes confusing process of deciding if genetic testing is for you.

Dr. Lucy LangerAs the Director of the G.R.E.A.T. Program, Dr. Lucy Langer is a medical oncologist who brings more than 15 years of genetics experience to Compass Oncology. She has performed genetic research at Columbia University and at UCLA. Dr. Langer is committed to providing evidence-based personalized care for all her patients.

 

Lisa Clark, F.N.P., A.O.C.N.P.Lisa Clark, F.N.P., A.O.C.N.P., was inspired by her experience with women and their families coping with ovarian cancer to pursue her interest in genetic research and its role in cancer prevention. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who completed her Nursing and Master of Science degree at Oregon Health & Science University.

Do you know the common hereditary cancer risk factors? Are You at Risk?

Get the Facts on Family Risk of Cancer

  • Hereditary cancer tends to occur at an earlier age than the sporadic form of the same cancer.
  • Hereditary gene mutations can be passed on to children.
  • Individuals who have inherited a gene mutation may be at a higher risk for more than one type of cancer. In people who have already been diagnosed with a cancer, this may affect their cancer treatment or follow-up care.
  • Proven screening and risk-lowering options exist for individuals who know they are at high risk for certain types of hereditary cancer.

Find Out How to Minimize Your Cancer Risks
To set up a personalized genetic risk evaluation call 503.297.7403