The IGScreen is a genetic health screening test aimed at healthy individuals who are proactive about their health who would like to understand more about their genetic make up and have a focus on prevention. This test analyses over 130 genes related to cardiovascular conditions, hereditary cancer and more. The result can provide medically actionable insights to your healthcare.
On average, 1 in 20 people carry a serious genetic risk related to their health, but most people do not know about it.
- This test is offered in conjunction with pre- and post-test counselling with a certified genetic counsellor
- The test is conducted in an accredited laboratory by board certified molecular geneticists
- Results are usually available within 3 weeks
This panel genetic test may be able to determine whether you are at an increased risk of the following cancers: breast, ovarian, bowel, melanoma, thyroid, renal, gastric, pancreatic and other inherited cancer predisposition conditions. It may also indicate that you are at risk of the following cardiovascular conditions: genetic forms of high cholesterol and high blood pressure, arrthymias, aortopathies, thrombophilias, cardiomyopathies and other inherited cardiovascular conditions.
This test can:
Give you information about important health risks you may or may not be aware of based on your unique genetic make up. By analysing over 130 genes, the results can help guide particular preventative options to keep you healthy
This test cannot:
Tell you with absolute certainty that you will definitely develop a certain condition. What this test does it tell you whether you are at an increased risk of developing various conditions.