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Cancer Genetics Program

An Affiliate of UCSF Health

Genetic Counseling, Testing and Risk Assessment

The Washington Cancer Genetics Program is a collaboration between Washington Hospital and UCSF Health. The program offers genetic counseling for individuals concerned with the risk of an inherited cancer predisposition. The clinic staff includes genetic counselors, medical oncologists and registered nurses.

Some of the cancers for which we perform genetic tests include:

  • Breast and ovarian cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer
  • Endocrine cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Early-age (under 50) brain cancer
  • Medullary thyroid cancer
  • Paraganglioma or pheochromocytoma

Speak with your primary care physician to determine if a referral to this program is appropriate. Or call Christine Mikkelsen at 510.818.7356 for more information.

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