Certain genetic variants can make your risk of developing cancer significantly higher than that of the average person. If you have a personal or family history of cancer, genetic testing can help guide you and your healthcare provider's decisions about your treatment or prevention plan. Genetic testing can also identify family members who may be at risk too.
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Genetic testing is recommended if you or a close family member has:
We can help you find a genetics provider in your area or connect you to a telemedicine provider.
Talk to your healthcare provider about diagnostic genetic testing with Invitae. This letter can help start the conversation.
Identifying at-risk family members is one of the most important benefits of genetic testing. If you have a genetic variant, your immediate family members have up to a 50% chance of having the same variant. Other relatives may also be at risk.
Invitae is dedicated to ensuring that both you and your family understand your risk. If you receive a positive test result from Invitae, we can test your blood relatives for that same genetic variant (change) under our family follow-up testing program.
You don’t have to figure it out alone. Genetics experts are available to guide you through the testing process, help you make sense of your results, and plan a path forward.
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