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Test ID: HCCD    
Hereditary Colon Cancer Multi-Gene Large Deletion and Duplication Analysis

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Serving as a second-tier test for patients in whom previous targeted gene mutation analyses for specific hereditary colorectal cancer-related genes were negative

 

Establishing a diagnosis of a hereditary colon cancer syndrome in some cases, allowing for targeted cancer surveillance of associated extra-colonic organs known to be at increased risk for cancer

 

Identifying mutations within genes known to be associated with increased risk for colon cancer allowing for predictive testing of at-risk family members

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test includes array comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) for all genes listed in the method.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gene Dosage Analysis by Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) or Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) followed by Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Hereditary Colon Cancer Del/Dup

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Array CGH
Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
Hereditary Colon Cancer
Targeted-Gene Panel
Targeted Gene Panel
Hereditary Cancer Panel
Colon Cancer Panel
Colorectal Cancer Panel
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PTEN
CDH1
AXIN2
P53
TP53
CHEK2
MLH3
GREM1