CGX Screening for Melanoma

CGX Screening for Melanoma

Melanoma is the most severe type of skin cancer. It only accounts for about one percent of all skin cancer types – there is four total – but it is responsible for a large quantity of skin cancer fatalities. Approximately 10 percent of patients with this...
Lynch Syndrome and Cancer Genetic Testing (CGX)

Lynch Syndrome and Cancer Genetic Testing (CGX)

As human beings, we tend to fear the unknown or unfamiliar. Getting a diagnosis can be terrifying, and the need for invasive treatment procedures such as chemotherapy can take an extra toll on one’s mental health. Have you developed heightened levels of anxiety due to...
Significance of CGX Screening for Breast Cancer

Significance of CGX Screening for Breast Cancer

Are you worried that breast cancer has found its way into your family? The good news is that most cases are not the cause of inherited genetic factors. Instead, breast cancer is associated with gene mutations in breast cells that acquire over a person’s lifetime. ...
How Privy Health Insight Compares to Others

How Privy Health Insight Compares to Others

At-home DNA test kits have become massively popular to gain a better understanding of your ancestry background, traits, and health status. At Privy Health, we believe that the best vision is insight. That is why we offer a collection of non-invasive screenings that...
Sharks, Genetics, and a Cure for Cancer

Sharks, Genetics, and a Cure for Cancer

The ocean’s most vicious predator may soon hold the cure to one of man’s most vicious predators – cancer. It may sound like something out of a low-budget sci-fi movie, but researchers at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have made some fascinating...
Cancer Genomics and Early Detection

Cancer Genomics and Early Detection

Do you know how your genes play a role in the development of cancer? Below is a great video to learn more about cancer genomics and how genetic screening can be helpful in early detection. Cancer has many causes – environmental, lifestyle, aging, hereditary, and...