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.

  • 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

Why getting tested for the BRCA gene mutation?

  • The #1 cancer in women

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

  • 1 in 8 peolpe 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.

How it works

Simple, accurate, supported.

  • Collect

    Collect a sample at home and return in the packaging provided.

  • Analyse

    Your sample is tested in one of our accredited laboratories.

  • Results

    Negative results are securely delivered online within 2 to 5 days.

  • Support

    If your result is positive, a registered nurse will call to provide support and treatment options.

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