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Resources for Genetic Concerns
We offer genetic counseling and testing for patients with neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2, schwannomatosis) as well as those with strong personal and family histories of cancers of the central nervous system.
The Neuro-Oncology Genetics Clinic is under the direction of Scott Plotkin, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist in the Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. In this clinic, patients meet with a genetic counselor to review family and medical history and discuss options for genetic testing.
A referral to our clinic may be appropriate if you:
The syndromes most commonly discussed with patients in our clinic include:
The Neuro-Oncology Genetics Clinic is held once a month at the Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology, located in the Yawkey Building, Suite 9E. To schedule an appointment, please call 617-724-8770.
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