Know your risk
This tool will provide you with information to help you start a conversation with your doctor about your level of breast and ovarian cancer risk. There are situations where it is advised not to use this tool. We recommend you read more here before you start to make sure this tool is right for you.
There are 15 questions in total, you may not need to answer them all and it should take only a few minutes to complete. There are few things to know before you get started which will help you in answering the questions.
Have you ever had a diagnosis of breast or ovarian cancer?
Do any of your blood relatives have a change (mutation) in a high risk breast-ovarian cancer gene e.g. BRCA1, BRCA2?
Do you have a close male relative (father, brother, son, nephew, grandfather, uncle or grandson) with breast cancer?
Do you have THREE or more close relatives with breast or ovarian cancer on one side of your family?
Do you have TWO close relatives, both with OVARIAN cancer on one side of your family?
Have TWO of the following relatives, mother, sister or daughter, had breast or ovarian cancer?
Have ANY of those relatives in the previous question (your mother, sister or daughter) had ANY of the following features?
Have any TWO close relatives had breast or ovarian cancer on one side of your family, there must be one from BOTH Group A and Group B below?
Group A: Your mother or your sister or your daughter PLUS
Group B: Your aunt or your grandmother or your granddaughter or your niece
Have ANY of those relatives in the previous question with cancer had any of the following features?
Have TWO of any of the following relatives on one side of your family (nieces, aunt, grandmother or grandchildren) had breast or ovarian cancer?
Has one of your relatives in the previous question had at least one of these features?
Breast cancer diagnosed before 50 years of age
Ovarian cancer diagnosed less than age 50?
Has ONE of the following relatives on either side of your family (your aunt/your grandmother/your niece) had breast or ovarian cancer?
Have ANY of the following relatives (mother, sister, daughter) been affected by breast cancer?
Does your relative with cancer have any of the following features?