Ordering Recommendation

Recommended test to confirm a hereditary cause of prostate cancer in individuals with a personal or family history. Testing minors for adult-onset conditions is not recommended; testing will not be performed in minors without prior approval. For additional information, please contact an ARUP genetic counselor at 800-242-2787 ext. 2141.

To compare this test to other hereditary cancer panels, refer to the Hereditary Cancer Panel Comparison table.




Massively Parallel Sequencing/Sequencing/Multiplex Ligation-dependant Probe Amplification




21-42 days

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Lavender or pink (EDTA) or yellow (ACD solution A or B).

Specimen Preparation

Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature


Unacceptable Conditions

Serum or plasma; grossly hemolyzed or frozen specimens; saliva, buccal brush, or swab; FFPE tissue; DNA.


Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


Genes Tested: ATM; BRCA1*; BRCA2; CHEK2*; EPCAM**; HOXB13; MLH1; MSH2; MSH6; NBN; PALB2; PMS2; RAD51D; TP53

*One or more exons are not covered by sequencing and/or deletion/duplication analysis for the indicated gene; see Additional Technical Information.
**Deletion/duplication analysis of EPCAM (NM 002354) exon 9 only, sequencing is not available for this gene.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

81408; 81162; 81403; 81292; 81294; 81295; 81297; 81298; 81300; 81307; 81317; 81319; 81351; 81479


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3005687 PROCAN Specimen 66746-9
3005688 PROCAN Interp 83006-7
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.


  • BRCA
  • hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome
  • Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)
  • Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS)
  • Lynch syndrome
Hereditary Prostate Cancer Panel, Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication