Referral Indications for Cancer Predisposition Assessment

Authoring Organizations

Publication Month/Year

January 1, 2015

Last Updated Month/Year

June 27, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Childcare center, Outpatient

Intended Users

Medical techologist technician, genetics, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Counseling, Assessment and screening, Diagnosis, Prevention, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D005817 - Genetic Counseling


genetic counseling, Cancer genetic, cancer predisposition, referral guidelines, referral indications, mutation

Source Citation

Hampel H, Bennett RL, Buchanan A, Pearlman R, Wiesner GL; Guideline Development Group, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee and National Society of Genetic Counselors Practice Guidelines Committee. A practice guideline from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors: referral indications for cancer predisposition assessment. Genet Med. 2015 Jan;17(1):70-87. doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.147. Epub 2014 Nov 13. PMID: 25394175.


Number of Source Documents
Literature Search Start Date
December 1, 2012
Literature Search End Date
June 20, 2013