BRCA Testing

TUMOUR BRCA TEST ALL YOUR NEWLY DIAGNOSED ADVANCED OVARIAN CANCER PATIENTS TO IDENTITY THOSE WHO MAY BENEFIT FROM LYNPARZA 1L1,2,13

About tumour BRCA testing

Only tumour BRCA testing enables the detection of both germline and somatic mutations

  • In a woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer, any BRCA mutation(s) will be present in the tumour cells, whether the mutation is germline or somatic17
  • In contrast to a blood test, this means that tumour BRCA testing enables the detection of both types of mutations. Compared with blood-based testing, tumour testing can help to identify around 50% more of the women with ovarian cancer who have a BRCA mutation18