Cancer Genetics Program

Part of (Redirecting)Stanford Medicine Cancer Center

900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-498-6000

Getting Here »

What We Offer You for Cancer Genetics

Cancers with Genetic Risk

Cancer Syndromes


The benefits of testing for family cancer
Gastroenterologist Uri Ladabaum, MD, explains how genetic testing can help prevent a large percentage of hereditary cancers. If an individual is found to be at a higher risk, regular monitoring can detect disease at earlier stages, when it is more curable. Medications may also lower the chances of developing cancer.

Comprehensive Risk Assessment

Treating Cancer and Managing Risk

Your Cancer Genetics Care Team

Together, your Stanford team partners with you to provide tailored risk assessment, recommendations, and support. Team members explain what the findings and choices mean for you and your family and answer your questions. They help you decide which options best meet your needs.

Extended Care Team

Advanced Practice Providers


Nurses and Nurse Coordinators
Care Coordinators

Frequently Asked Questions

For Referring Physicians