A genetic diagnosis can affect an entire family
Only a small percentage of relatives pursue genetic testing after a disease-causing variant is found in their family, even though guidelines recommend it.1-3
Invitae now offers testing for all diagnostic and proactive panels to first-degree family members at no additional charge* to help inform and empower more families. A discount is available for the Invitae Carrier Screen to all reproductive partners at a $100 patient-pay price.
*Order must be placed within 90 days of the original report
1. Christiaans I, et al. Update of genetic counseling and predictive DNA testing in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Eur J Hum Genet. 2008;16(10):1201-7.
2. Sharaf RN, et al. Uptake of genetic testing by relatives of Lynch syndrome probands: A systematic review. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013;11(9):1093-100.
3. Referenced with permission from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast and Ovarian V.2.2017. © National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc 2016. All rights reserved. Accessed September 25, 2017. To view the most recent and complete version of the guideline, go online to NCCN.org. NCCN makes no warranties of any kind whatsoever regarding their content, use or application and disclaims any responsibility for their application or use in any way.