BRCA Check - Breast and Ovarian


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BRCA Check looks for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations to help women understand their hereditary risks for breast and ovarian cancers. Knowing that you have a mutation that increases your risk of developing cancer allows you to create a personalized plan designed to prevent or detect cancer at an earlier or more treatable stage. Complimentary genetic counseling is included.

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  • What does it test for?

    BRCA1 and BRCA 2 genetic mutations to help women understand their hereditary risks for breast and ovarian cancers. BRCA 1 mutation can increase chances of breast cancer up to 81% and ovarian cancer up to 54% by age 80.

  • Who should get tested?

    The test is best suited for individuals with either a history of early onset breast or ovarian cancer or a strong family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer. Individuals with the following medical or family history factors should consider testing for mutations in BRCA1/2:

    • Early onset breast cancer (under 50 years of age)
    • Bilateral or multiple breast cancers
    • Diagnosed with both breast and ovarian cancer
    • Family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer
    • Two or more BRCA1 or BRCA2-related cancers in a single family member
    • Male breast cancer within family
    • Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background
  • Test kit contents

    • Test box (88x120mm)
    • Anonymised patient ID
    • Saliva collection device
    • User guide
    • Bio hazard bag
    • Pre-paid return envelope

How to provide a sample

Watch our instructional video to see how easy it is to collect your sample.

Why is getting tested for the BRCA gene mutation important?

  • The #1 cancer in women

    Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and the biggest cause of cancer related deaths.

  • 1 in 8 people can be effected

    It is estimated that 1 in 8 people will be effected by breast cancer in their lifetime.

  • Early detection is crucial

    Early detection can result in a 90% survival rate, relative to a 5% survival rate for late diagnoses.

  • Most of our tests only require a simple prick of the finger.

    Our labs use the latest technology to analyse smaller samples of blood. Our tests are easy to use, so there’s no needles and no fuss.

  • Results on the users phone

    Accurate laboratory results delivered within 5 days.

    Once you return your sample in the supplied packaging, you will receive results to your password protected account within as little as five days, with direct contact for positive results.

  • Support from our team of medical professionals.

    Orders and test results are reviewed by certified medical professionals, with support from genetic counsellors, specialist doctors and registered nurses.

Any questions? Call our Support Team on +1 929376 0056

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