Self-Tests for Colon and Uterine Cancer Risk

Take this self-test to determine if you may be at risk for inheriting colon or uterine cancer.

Check the risk factors below that apply. If you check one or more, take the finding of this self-assessment to your physician or contact our certified Genetic Counselors for help in interpreting your risk factors. This telephone consultation is free of charge.

  • At least three family members with colon or rectal cancer
  • At least two successive generations with colon or rectal cancer
  • Two family members with the disease are first-degree relatives (i.e. - parents, brothers, sisters or children) of another family member with colon or rectal cancer
  • At least one family member affected at or before age 50
  • Any family members known to have HNPCC-related cancers
  • If you have had colon cancer and have a first-degree relative with HNPCC-related cancer or adenoma, with one of you diagnosed before age 50
  • HNPCC-related cancer in two first-degree relatives regardless of age
    Individuals with early-onset colon or uterine cancer regardless of family history


For more information about genetic counseling and testing, contact our Certified Genetic Counselors Brittany Swogger, M.G.C., C.G.C., at (989) 794-2996 or Rebecca MacFalda, M.S., C.G.C., at (989) 794-2992.

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