Germline testing

The Molecular Pathology laboratory offers a range of germline testing to test for familial breast, ovarian, bowel and melanoma cancer risks.

Genetic counselling services are offered through the Familial Cancer Centre.


  • Familial cancer testing for breast & ovarian cancer, bowel cancer, melanoma, GI / HNPCC / Endocrine
  • Genetic counselling is available through the Familial Cancer Centre
  • Clinical trial testing for familial cancer
  • Research testing

Example tests available

  • Genes : BRCA1 & BRCA2, TP53, PTEN and Ashkenazi