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Overview

Test name

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myRisk Hereditary Cancer (myRisk)

Purpose of the test

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This is a clinical test intended for Help: Diagnosis, Mutation Confirmation, Pre-symptomatic, Risk Assessment

Condition

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How to order

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Licensure is state dependant. All healthcare providers who are licenced to order genetic testing in their state may order this testing.
Order URL Help: https://www.myriadpro.com/myriad-myrisk-get-started-pack/

Specimen source

Fibroblasts
Peripheral (whole) blood
Saliva

Methodology

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Molecular Genetics
DDeletion/duplication analysis
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Illumina HiSeq™2000 system
CSequence analysis of the entire coding region
Next-Generation (NGS)/Massively parallel sequencing (MPS)
  • Illumina HiSeq™2000 system

Summary of what is tested

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Clinical utility

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Not provided

Clinical validity

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Not provided

Test services

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  • Clinical Testing/Confirmation of Mutations Identified Previously
  • Confirmation of research findings

Suggested reading

  • Pasche et al., 2014
    Non-small cell lung cancer and precision medicine: a model for the incorporation of genomic features into clinical trial design.

Clinical resources

Practice guidelines

  • Westwood et al., 2014
    Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase (EGFR-TK) mutation testing in adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis.

Consumer resources

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