Newcastle Laboratories

Cancer Services

Detection of acquired genetic abnormalities in haematological malignancies and solid tumours is of proven value in diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring. The objective of the Genomics Cancer Services is to identify clinically significant chromosome and other genetic changes by means of karyotype analysis, FISH and molecular techniques. Haemato-Oncology Genetic testing is delivered in conjunction with the Northern England Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service (NEHODS based in Blood Sciences, RVI (Tel 0191 282 5028) Link for NEHODS

Please see the link below to the Cancer Genetics user guide summarising

  • Specimen requirements
  • Specimen transport
  • Testing information

Link to Genetics user guide – currently being reviewed

Link to NHSE test directory