HER2/Neu by Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Tissue in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue or at least 5 unstained slides.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Submit specimens according to Biological Substance, Category B, shipping guidelines.
- Frozen specimens
- Fixed Slides: Indefinitely
This test is used as a qualitative predictor of response to certain breast cancer therapies; it detects the HER2/Neu protein in breast cancer patients, which effects patient survival time and relapse.
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