CGX Screening for Melanoma

CGX Screening for Melanoma

In school, you probably learned that your skin, or dermis, is the largest organ in the human body. It accounts for 15% of your body weight, and the average person has about 300 million skin cells. Fluctuations in your skin’s color or texture can sometimes signal...
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, and none of us want to hear the word cancer, especially when it involves ourselves or the diagnosis of a loved one. Every single one of us has two copies of each gene, one that we inherit from each parent....
Significance of CGX Screening for Breast Cancer

Significance of CGX Screening for Breast Cancer

When we hear the word “cancer,” our minds will automatically jump to the worst possible outcome. Overwhelming emotions of fear, denial, anger, and worry arise first, before thinking of ways to fight back and beat the disease. We all have cancer cells, but now we don’t...
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...
The Power of Pharmacogenetics

The Power of Pharmacogenetics

When it comes to medication, one size doesn’t fit all. That’s because our genetic makeup influences how our body responds to certain pharmaceutical drugs. Think about it as you would an allergic reaction to food. You might enjoy a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for...