Personalise Pancreatic Cancer Treatment with Genetics.
Guidelines in USA require 100% patients with pancreatic cancer must receive genetic testing.
Genetics for Pancreatic Cancer
What can DNA testing tell you?
Genetic tests can provide those with pancreatic cancer crucial information such as:
Why you have developed cancer
What treatment options (including new advanced cancer treatment)
What your risk of developing additional cancers
Whether your family is at risk for developing hereditary cancers such as breast, ovarian, pancreatic, or prostate
What does Myriad provide?
Myriad Genetics is known for its industry leading accuracy. Armed with this information, you and your doctor no longer have to do trial and error. You can start creating a treatment plan that is personalized to you.
What Answers Do Each Test Provide?
HEREDITARY CANCER TESTING
Hereditary Cancer Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (BRCA1 and BRCA2)
BRACAnalysis ® is a genetic test that detects the presence of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation. People with a mutation in either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene have risks of up to 87 percent for developing breast cancer and 39-63 percent for developing ovarian cancer by age 70.
Tumor Normal Match For Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Options
PositiveSelect Ultimate is a genetic test that tests both cancer cells as well as normal blood cells. In addition to the PositiveSelect Plus test benefits, PositiveSelect Ultimate identifies somatic and germ line mutations.
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Options
PositiveSelect Plus provides patients with treatment options such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy options.
Why Hereditary Testing for Pancreatic Cancer?
Knowing whether your cancer was caused by a genetic mutation will help guide treatment decisions, determine your risk of developing additional cancers (like ovarian, prostate or breast cancer), and identify your close family members’ risks of having the same mutation (50% chance).
By knowing your genetic risk factors, your doctor can better diagnose and treat your pancreatic cancer.