Are you interested in undergoing a genetic study to detect the risk of cancer?
barnaclínic+ invites you to make an appointment to undergo a cancer risk genetic study. Once you have submitted your request, we will contact you and undertake to respect your preferences as much as possible.
WHY IS IT USEFUL?
With this cancer risk genetic study, information is obtained that reveals whether there is a higher risk of developing certain types of tumours. With this information, we can find the cause of the cancer, start prevention and early detection measures to prevent its onset or detect it in very early stages, and even help in family planning (if we wish to avoid transmission of the gene abnormality to offspring).
CANCER RISK GENETIC STUDY AT BARNACLÍNIC+
At barnaclínic+, we offer holistic care throughout the hereditary cancer diagnosis procedure carried out by experienced professionals. We offer full genetic counselling and study, with the latest technology and the best interpretation and communication of results by professionals who are experts and international leaders in their field.
TYPES OF GENETIC STUDY
Two types of genetic study to detect the risk of cancer can be performed: On the one hand, the person who wants to undergo the study may be the first of their family. On the other hand, a gene abnormality may have already been detected in the family and they want to know if the mutation has been inherited.
In the first case, several genes are studied at the same time (by next-generation sequencing) related to any cancers in their family. This technique makes it possible to see gene sequence abnormalities and, increasingly, it also allows abnormalities in its structure to be observed. The technique used in this case is laborious, since all genes associated with a particular cancer must be analysed.
In the second case, only the genetic abnormality detected in the family is studied (by Sanger sequencing). Unlike the previous technique, looking for a specific abnormality is faster and simpler.
WHAT WE OFFER
The barnaclínic+ cancer risk genetic study involves a number of steps:
GENETIC COUNSELLING CONSULTATION
At this first visit, the individual's personal and family history is collected, the risk of cancer is assessed and it is decided whether or not it meets the study criteria. How the study works and its implications are explained.
CANCER RISK GENETIC STUDY PROCEDURE
A blood sample is taken and analysed.
VISIT TO RECEIVE RESULTS
At a second visit, the results of the study are given and appropriate risk recommendations explained. Information regarding whether other tests are required or if the study needs to be extended to other relatives is also provided. At this time, and if necessary, the case is referred to the specialists responsible for follow-up.
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