Genetically inherited mutation cancers

A 28-year-old woman tells you her mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 42 and her 35-year-old sister has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. She asks you if there is anything she should be doing to screen for and assess her own risk for breast and ovarian cancers. However, she tells you that she does not carry health insurance.

  • What do you advise this patient based on current recommendations for screening for potential genetically inherited mutation cancers?
  • What options would you consider for this patient who does not carry any type of health insurance?