Gene: TP53

Invitae Breast Cancer STAT Panel

All of us have a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of cancer, but some common cancers – breast, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate and ovarian – are known to occur more frequently in families, passing from one generation to the next. It’s because certain gene mutations can be inherited – particularly those in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes – and this test focuses on these, pus another six genes which can indicate additional risk.