RESOURCES FOR MEN

General Information about Genetic Counselors and Genetic Counseling

National Society of Genetic Counselors — this resource provides general information about what a genetic counselor is, how to find a genetic counselor, how much their services cost, and more helpful information to read prior to scheduling a genetic counseling appointment.

Information about BRCA Testing for Men

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) — This flyer provides information about which men should consider getting testing for BRCA mutations, and the risks associated with a BRCA mutation.

FORCE Link for Men with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation provides specific information about cancer risks and management options.

Guidelines and General Information

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN):  A nonprofit alliance of 25 of the world’s leading cancer centers that produces up-to-date evidence based clinical practice guidelines on cancer screening and risk reduction

*You can register for a free NCCN account to access risk management guidelines.*