BRCA testing to identify hereditary risk
The results of germline BRCA testing of a diagnosed breast cancer patient can help to identify any family members who could be at risk of developing the disease
Guidelines for BRCA testing to identify hereditary risk
Traditionally, the purpose of BRCA testing in patients with breast cancer has been to evaluate hereditary risk in unaffected relatives
BRCA testing is seen as a way to potentially inform the treatment decision for individuals diagnosed with breast cancer.