Know the risk of hereditary cancer with a González Laboratories test

02 September 2019 - 12: 08

Establish a hereditary cancer prevention plan, or gain peace of mind if you don't carry any genetic mutation. In laboratories González They give you the possibility to know what your genetic risk of suffering from hereditary cancer is, with the Color Test. Are you worried about this issue?

Color Test It is the most complete test to assess hereditary cancer. It allows you to assess your genetic risk of suffering the most common inherited cancers: breast and ovarian cancer, uterus, melanoma, colorectal, stomach, prostate and pancreas. Color Test It analyzes 30 genes and is a valid test for a lifetime.

What is a genetic risk test for cancer?

The assessment of the test serves to develop a personalized plan in collaboration with your doctor, to prevent or detect hereditary cancer at an early stage, easier to treat. You only need a saliva sample, fill out an informed consent and a small medical survey. And in 4 or 5 weeks the report is ready.

What information does the genetic test give?

  • Mutations associated with an increase in genetic risk
  • How this mutation can affect your family
  • Recommendations of experts in early detection that will serve your doctor
  • Answers to the most common questions
  • Genetic counseling
  • Access to the team of geneticists to answer any questions about the results

  • 10% -15% of inherited cancers are due to inherited mutations. If you know that you are a carrier of a mutation, and therefore your risk of cancer increases, you can prepare to prevent and establish personalized screening plans. This is important information to share with your family. On the contrary, knowing that you do not carry any mutation that a family member does have, provides you with security.

    If you are concerned about this issue and want to gain peace of mind, contact Laboratorios González at 965 780 290, or visit them on Vicent Andrés Estellés Street, 2, 1º, in Dénia.

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