Heredity cancers occur because of a genetic variant that is passed down in a family. People with a variant in one of these genes may have a hereditary cancer syndrome and are at a higher risk of getting certain cancers. Our specialists provide comprehensive genetic evaluations, counseling and testing for patients whose family or personal history indicates they are at high risk of developing cancer.
Our program is the only one in Tennessee with doctors, nurse practitioners and genetic counselors specialized in evaluating and testing hereditary cancer. This means our team has received extensive training and experience in this specific area of cancer care.
We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.
We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.
We can offer specialty care through a simple video consult with your doctor. This means you have access to a Vanderbilt specialist, close to home.
We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to contact your care team 24/7, schedule appointments, manage medications and access your medical records.
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including: