Cancer Genetic Testing
Our hereditary cancer panel tests 40 genes
Cancer Genetic (CGx) Test
1 IN 3 AMERICANS
will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime.
WHO SHOULD HAVE GENETIC TESTING?
Genetic Testing may be recommended
for people who have had certain
cancers or patterns of certain cancers
in their family
If you have any of the following, you might consider genetic testing:
You or family members have been diagnosed with breast, colon, or uterine cancer before age 50.
Several first-degree relatives (mother, father, sisters, brothers, children) with cancer
Many relatives on one side of the family who have had the same type of cancer
Family history of multiple types of cancer in an individual
One of your family members is known to have an inherited gene mutation.
Male breast cancer diagnosed at any age.
Strong family history of ovarian cancer
THE MORE YOU KNOW KNOW
Genetic Testing can provide you with an
opportunity to better understand your risk
for cancers associated with the hereditary
gene mutations analyzed in the test.
Hereditary cancer screening can help clarify family history and differentiate true genetic risk from environmental and lifestyle risks, putting patients and family members at ease.
Our Hereditary Cancer Panel Tests
which may influence the risk a patient could develop cancer
Genetic Test Results
A "positive test result" indicates the
laboratory found a specific genetic
(or mutation) associated with a hereditary cancer syndrome.
Positive test results may:
radio_button_checkedsuggest the need for further testing
radio_button_checkedconfirm a diagnosis of a hereditary cancer syndrome
radio_button_checkedIndicate an increased risk of developing certain cancer(s) in the future
radio_button_checkedAide the patient to consider options for preventative care
You should discuss your test results and questions related to the results with your doctor