Pancreatic Cancer Panel

 
Test code: GDB343

Related gene(s): APC, ATM, BRCA1, BRCA2, CDK4, CDKN2A, EPCAM, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PALB2, PMS2, STK11, TP53, VHL

Test description:

The Pancreatic Cancer Panel includes genes that are associated with increased risk for pancreatic cancer. This panel provides information that may help healthcare providers and patients make more informed medical decisions.

Conditions:

  • Pancreatic Cancer

 
Clinical utility:

  • Pancreatic cancer diagnosed at an early age
  • Multiple cancers in one person (such as pancreatic cancer and breast cancer)
  • Multiple relatives diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and/or related cancers (including breast, colon, melanoma etc.) on the same side of the family and spanning multiple generations

 
Lab method:

  • Deletion/duplication analysis
  • Next-Gen sequencing

Specimen Requirements

  • Preferred: 2-5 mL Blood – Lavender Top Tube
  • Alternative: Buccal Swabs, Fibroblasts (separate charge for cell culture may apply)

Ordering Information

  • CPT code(s):* 81433×1
  • Turnaround Time:** 2 weeks


*The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
**Reporting times are typical and begin once the sample(s) are received at the GeneDx laboratory, but could be extended in situations outside GeneDx’s reasonable control.


Resources

Hereditary Cancer Requisition
Hereditary Cancer Re-requisition
GeneDx Test Information Sheet (TIS)