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Genetic Counseling

Identifying Your Risk for Cancer

If you have a family or personal history of cancer, genetic counseling may be right for you. Genetic counselors help you make informed decisions about your health care by identifying risks and helping you understand how to protect yourself from those risks. Complete our Family Cancer History Assessment to see if you may have an increased risk for cancer.

Beacon Genetic Counselors

At Beacon Health System, our genetic counselors work with you to identify your risk for certain types of cancer. But knowing your risk is not enough. We’ll help you develop a plan that includes possible genetic testing, screening recommendations and other strategies to prevent cancer or to catch it in its earliest stages. Your genetic counselor will:

  • Review and discuss your personal and family medical history
  • Identify your possible genetic risks
  • Discuss your genetic testing options
  • Create a prevention and early detection plan
  • Provide information and support


Beacon Cancer Care Elkhart General


600 East Boulevard
Elkhart IN, 46514

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Inpatient Unit open 24 hours.

Radiation Oncology
Ph: 574.523.7857

BMG Hematology/ Medical Oncology
Ph: 574.523.2733

Memorial Hospital main entrance

Beacon Cancer Care Memorial


615 N. Michigan Street
South Bend IN, 46601

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed