A 23-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take to get results of an ovarian cancer screen?

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Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
2-4 weeks: If you have breast-ovarian cancer (brca) gene testing, the results take 2-4 weeks. The test involves sequencing of these genes to find a "typo" (altered nucleotide) in the dna text.
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
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Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
What test are you: Referring to. There is no approved screening test for ovarian cancer in general population.
Answered on Apr 7, 2013

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