#SpotandSurvive

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Learn how to chart your family cancer history to know if you are at risk!​

Family members share the same genes. You cannot change your genetic makeup. Knowing your family history can help manage your long-term wellness.

Today it is estimated that 5 to 10 percent of all cancers are genetically related. (75) To assist the medical team in evaluating you and deciding which tests and screenings you should have and at what age to start, it is essential that they know your biological family cancer history. An interactive chart is provided below to record the information. Therefore, it is suggested that you chart your family cancer history using the interactive chart provided below to record the information and give it to your medical team and share it with all your family members.

Get to know your family history

Going over your family medical history can help you understand your cancer risk and can even help you beat the disease. Get to know your history today!
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Watch the video to learn how the family of Spotting Cancer founder Jerry Karp beat cancer three times by utilizing the #SpotandSurvive message!

Click here for a printable version of the Family Cancer History Chart.

Help your medical team in evaluating you. Download the Biological Family Cancer History Chart and start charting your family cancer history today!

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Get to know your family history and take action to spot & survive.

  • Complete family history chart
  • Make an appointment with your primary doctor to review completed chart

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Get the Complete Body Monitoring Guide

Download the Complete Body Monitoring Guide to keep track of your body’s changes. The guide includes interactive charts and body monitoring guidelines.

Get the Screening & Testing guide

Download the Screening & Testing guide to know the various screenings and testings necessary to help detect cancer early and save your life.

Save a Body Monitoring and Screening & Testing schedule

Regular monitoring and testing is a life-saving habit. Save a Body Monitoring and Screening & Testing schedule to your Google Calendar or iCalendar to stay on track!