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Cancer Genetics Clinic

Drs. Elena Stoffel and Jennifer Griggs, co-principal investigators of the Michigan Genetic Hereditary Testing (MiGHT) Study, discuss the importance of knowing your family health history. Read/download the podcast transcript.


Consider joining the MiGHT PROJECT

The purpose of this project is to test whether this survey is helpful to patients and health care providers collecting and evaluating patient’s family history of cancer.

Learn more and register.

The Cancer Genetics Clinic sees people with a personal or family history of cancers that may have genetic links. This includes conditions such as:

  • Hereditary colon cancer and colon polyps
  • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Endocrine tumors and cancers (adrenal cancer, pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, thyroid cancers)
  • Renal cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Additional rare cancers

Some common reasons to consider evaluation in the Cancer Genetics Clinic include:

  • Diagnosis of cancer at an earlier than average age (less than age 50 for common cancers like colon or breast cancer).
  • More than one relative with the same or related cancers in the family.
  • Individuals with more than one primary cancer.
  • Individuals with rare or unusual cancers.

Make an appointment in the Cancer Genetics Clinic by calling 734-647-8902.
Physicians who would like to refer a patient should contact M-LINE at 800-962-3555.

Scheduling Appointments Online

If you have signed up for an account on the MyUofMHealth patient portal, you can manage and request appointments with your U-M physician online. Under the “Appointments” tab on, you can view upcoming or past appointments, cancel appointments up to 24 hours before your scheduled time, and request a new appointment.

Visit MyUofMHealth to register for or log into the patient portal.

Cancer Genetics Clinic Location, Directions, Parking

Our clinic is located in the Rogel Cancer Center building. We are on Floor 1.

Please park in Parking Structure P1 and enter the cancer center. Take the elevators up to Floor 1.