Patient Information

Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment: MyGeneticsTree

MyGeneticsTree is a 3-step web-based family history tool for identifying patients who meet the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) genetic testing criteria for certain hereditary cancers. MyGeneticsTree can help ease the process of genetic testing for patients and healthcare providers.

Steps for Completing the MyGeneticsTree Assessment
1Create a secure account
2Add your personal and family medical history
3Generate a personalized packet for next steps in the genetic testing process to be shared with your healthcare provider

To take the assessment, visit:


Below are patient educational videos to provide information regarding the genetic testing process and deciding if genetic testing is right for you. Websites for organizations that support specific diseases and syndromes that often involve a genetic component are also provided. These websites contain additional patient support resources.

Pre-Test Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Video

Explore whether genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer is right for you. Genetic testing can help identify patients who may be at increased risk to develop cancer and may benefit from increased screening and prevention interventions.

Pre-Test InheriGen Patient Video

Explore whether InheriGen, a pan-ethnic (meaning common in many different populations) carrier screen, may be appropriate for you. This video will explain the benefits and limitations of testing, and discuss why testing may be important for you and your family.

Hereditary Cancers
Bright Pink:
C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition:
Hereditary Colon Cancer Takes Guts:
National Cancer Institute:
National Society of Genetic Counselors:
Susan G Komen:
GeneDx neurology page:
American Epilepsy Society:
Epilepsy Foundation:
National Society of Genetic Counselors:
National Heart Lung and Blood Association:
The Cardiomyopathy Association:
Johns Hopkins ARVC/D Registry:
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCM-A):
Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Association:
National Society of Genetic Counselors:


If you have a question regarding genetic testing based on your personal and/or family history or you would like to schedule a post-test genetic counseling appointment, you can live-chat with a BioReference Genetic Counselor through the chat function located on the website. If you have general questions, the BioReference Genomics Alliance Customer Service Department is available to assist through: