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Gastrointestinal Cancer Panel
$3,200.00 per test
Helps individuals who want to detect risk of Gastrointestinal disease by using the latest next generation sequencing because unlike any other Clinical Diagnostics marketplace Meenta offers unfettered access to validated tests.
Purpose: Detect risk of Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Analyzes 15 genes involved in Gastrointestinal cancer
- Helps inform helpful healthcare and lifestyle changes
- Reveals genetic risk in yourself and close relatives
- Comprehensive genetic test
- Outlines hereditary mutations that can reveal increased risk to future generations
Sample type: Cheek swab
Technology: Next Generation Sequencing
Turnaround time: 3-4 weeks from receipt in lab
Cancers are labeled by where the cancer cells first start growing. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is an approximately 25 foot tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. Anything eaten goes down the esophagus and gets broken down in the stomach and small intestines into nutrients and waste. The waste then goes through the colon and finally the rectum. Gastrointestinal cancer covers the gamut of the digestive tract. It includes all cancers in your digestive tract organs such as the stomach, large and small intestine, pancreas, colon, liver, rectum, anus, and biliary system. If there is a change in the person’s DNA then abnormal cells begin to grow forming a tumor in one of these organs. Because of the variety of organs and cancers involved, treatment plans may vary depending on the size, location, extent of tumor and the patient’s overall health. Treatments include surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
This test includes:
APC, BMPR1A, EPCAM, GREM1, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, MUTYH, PMS2, POLD1, POLE, PTEN, SMAD4, STK11, TP53
How do I interpret the results?
Genetic counseling is generally recommended for any individual taking this test and their family. A medical provider can request reanalysis of the variants, and this is recommended on an annual basis. Data from this next-generation sequencing analysis can be reassessed for the presence of any new variants that may be newly linked to established genes or to newly characterized genes and/or disorders identified since the data used in this report was generated. A charge may be applied for reanalysis. Please contact email@example.com for more information at the time reanalysis is requested.
Cheek swab in viral transport media shipped at room temperature
- Credit Card
- HSA Card
- PO Number
Note: These products and services are not returnable. Check your kit expiration date upon receipt. Using expired test kits is not recommended because they may provide inaccurate results.