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Quest Diagnostics BRCAvantage
Quest Diagnostics offers several options for BRCA testing including single-site analysis, Ashkenazi Founder mutation panels and rearrangement testing. Speak with a genetic counselor to assure that the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted.

Ambry Genetics
Ambry Genetics offers multiple genetic panels that include BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene tests. Speak with a genetic counselor to assure that the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted. Ambry has stated that they will be submitting variant results into ClinVar.

University of Washington Genetics Lab
Offers gene panel testing and single site testing for specific gene mutations. Speak with a genetic counselor to assure that the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted.

Ethigen
Ethigen offers BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 testing as well as testing for other hereditary syndromes. They emphasize the importance of genetic counseling and work with experts to assure the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted. Their website states that they support the campaign for the open sharing of classifying variants.

DNA Traits
Website says they are offering BRCA testing. Speak with a genetic counselor to assure that the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted.

InVitae
InVitae offers a variety of hereditary cancer testing panels. Speak with a genetic counselor to assure that the most appropriate tests are ordered and properly interpreted.

Myriad Genetics
Information for consumers and health care providers, including charts of BRCA prevalence, produced by the laboratory that conducts BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 testing

Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk
A good introduction from the National Cancer Institute.

In the Family
This documentary film follows the story of previvor Joanna Rudnick and several families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Understanding your negative BRCA test result
This website is maintained by the Ferre Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides services in genetics and reproductive health.

ACLU Challenges Patents On Breast Cancer Genes: BRCA
Website for the American Civil Liberties Union, with information about their lawsuit against Myriad Genetics over their patent of the BRCA genes.

Ferre Institute
Ferre Institute has created a resource for individuals who have undergone testing for two of the genes that cause the majority of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, BRCA1 and BRCA2, and have tested negative or have been found to have a variant.


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