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Which test is right for me?

FORCE is a wealth of information and support for families with hereditary cancer. My hereditary cancer journey - and that of my previvor daughter - has been so much easier because of FORCE.

Susan Davis, FORCE Outreach Coordinator and Hereditary Breast Cancer Survivor

There are multiple laboratories offering genetic testing for BRCA and other genes associated with hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers (HBOC). Many labs offer multiple types of panels with different combinations of genes. We recommend consulting with a health expert with advanced training in genetics for before undergoing genetic testing. Visit our page on genetic counseling to find a genetics expert.

 

Lab
name
Panel
testing?
BRCA
testing alone?
Single-site testing? Financial
assistance?
     
Ambry Genetics Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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Color Genomics Yes
Which genes?
Yes $50 test for people with a known mutation in the family Color donates
tests to specific institutions.
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Counsyl Yes
Which genes?
No No Yes
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Fulgent Diagnostics Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes.
More info
GeneDx Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
More info
Invitae Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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LabCorp/
Integrated Genetics
Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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Medical Diagnositic Laboratory No Yes Yes Yes
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Myriad Genetics Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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Pathway Genomics Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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Prevention Genetics Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes No
Quest Labs Yes
Which genes?
Yes Yes Yes
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