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Nicola Cadenas

LCGC MS

Genetic counselor
College springboard diver, killer whale trainer

Nicola Cadenas is a genetic counselor working with families who have hereditary cancers or who may be at risk for them. She has a special interest in families with a history of breast or ovarian cancer. She also has a special interest in hereditary endocrine cancer syndromes.

In addition to counseling patients at UCSF, Cadenas teaches cancer genetics to genetic counseling students at California State University, Stanislaus.

Cadenas earned her master's degree in genetic counseling from the University of California, Berkeley.

Cancer Center San Mateo

218 DeAnza Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program

See all four of our Bay Area locations and learn about the program.

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.

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