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Families SHARE

Families Sharing Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation (SHARE) helps you and your family learn how your family health history affects your risk for diseases.

Overview

Families SHARE helps families learn how their family health history affects their risk for diseases. It is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute. Your family health history plays a part in your risk and your family members’ risk for many different diseases.

The Families SHARE workbook focuses on the following diseases:

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
     

Below are links to the Families SHARE Disease Risk Worksheets. They will help you work out family members’ risk for these diseases based on their family health history.

After you finish a worksheet, share the information with your family members!

  • Overview

    Families SHARE helps families learn how their family health history affects their risk for diseases. It is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute. Your family health history plays a part in your risk and your family members’ risk for many different diseases.

    The Families SHARE workbook focuses on the following diseases:

    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
       

    Below are links to the Families SHARE Disease Risk Worksheets. They will help you work out family members’ risk for these diseases based on their family health history.

    After you finish a worksheet, share the information with your family members!

Navigating a Health History Assessment

Grandmother and daughter side-by-side

Last updated: July 6, 2021