23andme which offers personal DNA test for $100 do test for BRCA2, however, they also cautioned below
Please remember that the BRCA mutations covered by this report are only three of hundreds in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that can cause cancer. Their absence does not rule out the possibility that you may have another cancer-causing variation in one of those genes.
Which BRCA2 was the discovery referred to? One can have a test done for $100 and learn something about their presence or absence of their BRCA2 gene.
Age 59 as of 2013
PSA 2003=1.5, 2005=1.3, 2007=1.9, 2008=1.8, 2010=2.3, March 2012=3.1, May 2012=3.35, May 2012=3.6, several differnt Labs and Assays
Bx and Dx Aug 2012 = 3 of 14 cores all G6 (USC and City of Hope Path), Follow AS,
After Dx with PCa
Three months - PSA Oct 2012=2.5, Nov 2012=3.16, Nov 2012 2.1, three different Labs/Assays
Six months - PSA Feb 7, 2013=3.29 (up from 3.16)
Post Edited (akai) : 4/9/2013 2:59:25 PM (GMT-6)