Empower Hereditary Cancer Test | Natera

Empower

Hereditary cancer testing, made accessible

Empower is a genetic test for those who want to know more about their risk for developing cancer or why it might be common in their family.

Tests For:

Hereditary cancer risk assessment

Collection Sample:

Blood, Saliva

Turn Around Time:

2-3 weeks



Learn More about Hereditary Cancer Risk with Empower

1

Provider orders an Empower Hereditary Cancer Test.

2

Patient provides a blood or saliva sample.

3

Patient reviews results with their provider within 2-3 weeks.


 

Actionable reports to guide next steps


  • Screenings that detect cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage

  • Risk-reducing medications and surgeries

  • Surgical or therapeutic decisions for patients diagnosed with cancer

  • Informing family members to help them proactively manage hereditary cancer risk


Patients could meet guidelines for hereditary cancer testing1
1 in 4
Percent of all cancers believed to be caused by inherited mutations2
5-10%
Women who will be affected by breast cancer in their lifetime3
1 in 8

Inherited mutations can significantly increase lifetime risk for developing cancer4



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References

  1. Genetic Testing for Inherited Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes, National Cancer Institute. March 2019. Available here. 
  2. American Cancer Society. How Common Is Breast Cancer? Jan. 2020. Available here:
  3. National Cancer Institute. SEER Cancer Stat Facts: Prostate Cancer. Accessed here on March 15, 2019. Available here
  4. Cancer risk estimates for a positive result are typically based on individuals with a family or personal history of cancer. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology Genetic/Familial High Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian and Pancreatic v1.2020