At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
When to Get Tested?
When you or someone in your family has had breast cancer before the age of 50 or ovarian cancer at any age, is a male with breast cancer, or when a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation has been identified in a family member
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm or an oral rinse that collects cells from your mouth
Test Preparation Needed?
None, but genetic counseling is strongly recommended.