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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Inherited cancers

The laboratory provides the following services (R codes relate to the NHS England National Genomic Test Directory).

  • R208 Inherited Breast & Ovarian Cancer
  • R207 Inherited Ovarian Cancer (without breast cancer)
  • R209 Inherited Colorectal Cancer (with or without polyposis)
  • R210 Inherited MMR Deficiency (Lynch Syndrome)
  • R210.1 Microsatellite Instability; please complete a pre-referral form (see referral forms)
  • R210.2/R210.5 MMR gene panel (currently offering Lynch like panel)
  • R210.3 BRAF V600E (only offered in conjunction with methylation test)
  • R210.4 MLH1 hypermethylation
  • R211 Inherited Polyposis panel
  • Prostate Cancer Panel
  • PTEN related conditions
  • Li-Fraumeni (TP53)
  • Von Hippel Lindau (VHL)
  • Inherited pancreatic cancer panel

Endocrine related tumours

  • R217 Endocrine Neoplasia including (AIP, CDC73, CDKN1B,MEN1,RET); please complete a pre-referral form (see referral forms)
  • R223 Inherited phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma (FH,MAX, RET,SDHA,SDHAF2,SDHB,SDHC,SDHD,TMEM127,VHL)
  • R218 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 2 (RET exons 5, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15 &16)
  • R226 Inherited parathyroid cancer (CDC73)
  • Familial Isolated Pituitary Adenoma (AIP)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN1)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN4)

Testing for previously identified familial variants, as clinically appropriate, is available.

For non NHS test requests, individual gene / syndrome testing is available on request, as appropriate.