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you can specify

a default country of residence for the proband can be specified in the User Preferences


window (select the Preferences button at the top of the CanRisk Tool web page to open this


window). For example, if

you specify

“Sweden” is specified in the User Preferences


window, breast/ovarian cancer risks will then be computed using Swedish cancer incidence rates.

And when you log

On logging back into the CanRisk Tool at a later date, the proband’s country of residence will automatically be set to “Sweden“ by default.

You can also specify default

Default mutation search sensitivities can also be specified for the high and intermediate risk genes (BRCA1, BRCA2 and others) in the User Preferences

menu. And when you log

window. On logging back back into the CanRisk Tool at a later date, these mutation search sensitivities will also be set by default.

Please note that User Preferences settings are saved in the browser storage on your own computer.

And so

So if you wish to use the CanRisk Tool on a different computer at a later date, you will need to set them again on that machine.