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Genetic testing

Putting your future health in the best hands...yours

What is genetic testing?

It's a clinical review of your family medical history, followed by a simple blood test to identify harmful gene mutations.
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Step 1: Talk to your GP

For an initial discussion about your family history.


Step 2: Referral

If your GP feels a test is merited, you will be referred to a Genetic Testing consultant.


Step 3: Consultation

A formal family medical history review, information on treatment options, as well as pre-test counselling.


Step 4: Blood Test

A blood sample will be taken and screened for gene mutations.


Step 5: Results

A negative genetic test result is reassuring, but does not completely exclude a hereditary cancer risk. Your consultant will explain your results, and discuss prevention and screening options, if necessary.


Step 6: Next Steps

Access to the agreed treatments.


Frequent questions

If you think genetic testing is for you, talk to your GP

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