Familial breast/ovarian cancer


Description

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes is the most common cause of hereditary forms of both breast and ovarian cancer

Also known as

BRCA


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Sending address

Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Barclay House
37 Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BH

Laboratory service

Genetics


Sample requirements

5ml EDTA


Reference range

Not applicable


Turnaround time

40 days


Disease / group

BRCA1, BRCA2


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Genetics

The Genetics Laboratories provide an extensive range of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics diagnostic testing services.

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