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myRisk Hereditary Cancer Testing

Myriad myRisk® hereditary cancer testing is a scientific advancement revolutionizing hereditary cancer testing. Blending both genetic test status and personal cancer family history, Myriad myRisk hereditary cancer panel represents the next generation of hereditary cancer risk testing.

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Why Hereditary Cancer Testing with Myriad®?

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At Myriad there is not an acceptable false negative rate. We invest heavily in new technologies and techniques to make sure we minimize the potential for error.

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Identifying cancer at an earlier stage provides you important information to better treat your patients and prevent secondary cancers.

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Not only will the testing process be painless, the cost of the test is also painless with Myriad. Myriad will work with all patients towards complete satisfaction.


97% of private insurances have coverage for testing

3 out of 4 patients pay $0

3 out of 4 patients pay $0

9 out of 10

9 out of 10 patients have or will qualify for a payment of $100 or less

Who is myRisk intended for?

MyRisk testing is for both women and men. If a patient has a personal or family history of cancer, hereditary cancer testing is the only way to determine if that patient has hereditary, familial or general population risk of developing a future cancer. Individuals with familial or hereditary cancer risk have a much greater chance of developing cancer during their lifetime.

How does myRisk Hereditary Cancer Testing Work?

Testing is quick and easy. If you recommend hereditary cancer testing for a patient it can be done in your practice. Your staff will first collect a blood or saliva sample from the patient using a special kit which will be shipped to Myriad for analysis. The patient’s test results will then be mailed to your practice, or can be found online through your MyriadPro® account within approximately 2 weeks. The results will give you and your patient’s valuable information to use to create a personalized plan to prevent cancer, identify cancer at an earlier, more treatable stage or prevent a secondary cancer from occurring.


myRisk is easy to order

  • First, identify patients at risk for hereditary cancer
    • myGeneHistory can help identify appropriate patients in your practice
  • Second, fill out the Test Request Form (TRF)
  • Third, collect sample from Myriad myRisk buccal collection kit
  • Last, receive results in your practice 7-14 day turn-around-time

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