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Genetics and Prevention Program

Genetics and Prevention Program

Patients referred to the Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program are given a consultation with a cancer genetic counselor who offers a comprehensive analysis of their cancer risk based on genetics, familial and lifestyle factors. Each person receives information and recommendations for a personal approach to cancer prevention, which may include recommendations for:

  • Cancer genetic testing
  • Diagnostic screenings
  • Chemo-preventive strategies
  • Lifestyle modifications
Contact Information

Program in Women's Oncology
668 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 453-7520
F: (401) 453-7529

No Show Policy
We have a policy for missed appointments at all Women & Infants Hospital's physician practices. If you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment, please give us at least 24 hours notice.

Scheduling

If you have already been in contact with the Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program and were asked to complete the online Family History Questionnaire (FHQ), please use the link below. Once you start the questionnaire, you will be able to save it and complete it at a later date if needed.

Comprehensive cancer risk assessment and prevention counseling is available at locations throughout Rhode Island. 

Family History Questionnaire (FHQ)

Women & Infants Hospital

101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905
P: (401) 453-7540

Appointments Monday through Friday.

Kent Hospital

455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
P: (401) 453-7540

Appointments the first and third Friday afternoons of each month.

Women & Infants GYN and Breast Consultative Services

Fall River - Cancer Genetics Clinic
373 New Boston Road
Fall River, MA 02720
P: (508) 235-3500

Appointments scheduled on Wednesdays.

Westerly Hospital

P: (401) 453-7540

Appointments are held the second Wednesday of each month.