103 - Genetic Testing: What the Breast Surgeon Needs to Know
Friday, April 3, 2020
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Location: LinQ - Social A
I. Multi-gene cancer panels offered by genetic testing laboratories Overview of types of panels available Categories of genes included on panels Benefits of various types of panels Limitations of various types of panels
II. Genetic testing laboratory choice Variations between laboratories Questions to consider when choosing a laboratory for cancer genetic testing
III. Relevance of genetic test results to patients ASBrS guidelines and supporting data Short term treatment decisions Long term risks for other cancers Implications for family members
Summarize the various categories of multi-gene panel testing alternatives offered by genetic testing laboratories.
List important considerations with regards to laboratory choice for hereditary cancer genetic testing.
Explain the relevance of genetic test results to patients who are under the care of a breast surgeon