According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), the practice of genetic testing for is rapidly evolving secondary to the introduction and use of multigene panels. These panels or tests may identify 40-50 percent more individuals with Hereditary cancer gene mutations than older testing.
$49 Adult Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment
- Initial consult with Nurse Practitioner
- Initial assessment
- In-depth personal history
- In-depth family history with pedigree
- Appropriate physician referral for testing and evaluation
Based on National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines, you should consider genetic testing if you or a first or second-degree blood relative* have any of the following:
- One first or second-degree relative diagnosed with ovarian cancer
- Two cancers on the same side of the family, one diagnosed in an individual under age 50
- Three cancers on the same side of the family, diagnosed in persons of any age
- On first or second-degree relative diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer at or under age 60
- Three relatives on the same side of the family with any combination of breast, ovarian, pancreatic or prostate cancer
- Known BRCA mutation within the family
- Breast or ovarian cancer and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry
* A first-degree relative is a person’s parent, sibling or child. A second-degree relative is defined as someone’s grandparent, aunt or uncle.
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