Pancreatic Cancer Panel

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  • The family history is suggestive of a predisposition to pancreatic cancer. Although the BRCA2, PALB2, CDKN2A, STK11, ATM, and Lynch syndrome genes are thought to account for a significant proportion of such cases, there are several other genes that cause an increased risk of pancreatic cancer. The OncogeneDx Pancreatic Cancer panel includes analysis of these genes as well as 6 other genes affecting pancreatic cancer risk. Thus, the OncogeneDx Pancreatic Cancer panel offers increased clinical sensitivity compared to testing only for the most commonly associated genes. Furthermore, panel testing is more cost effective than stepwise genetic testing (for example, ordering BRCA2 testing followed by additional genetic testing, if negative).
  • The differential diagnosis includes various hereditary cancer syndromes. For example, if the family history consists of multiple types of cancer, such as breast cancer in addition to pancreatic cancer, this may be associated with a cancer syndrome such as BRCA1 or BRCA2 or Peutz-Jehgers syndrome (STK11).
  • Genetic testing has already been ordered due to a family history suggestive of a hereditary cancer predisposition and all results have been negative. OncogeneDx includes genes whose role in cancer predisposition has been described recently in addition to genes associated with classic hereditary cancer syndromes.
  • Exon Array CGH
  • Next-Gen Sequencing


3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Buccal Swabs


81162x1, 81201x1, 81404x1
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