Questions


What Is The Screening?

A genetic cancer screening determines whether your genes are contributing to a heightened risk of developing certain types of cancer.

When Are Screenings?

Screenings are conducted Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm and the first Saturday of every month by appointment only.

How Long Is The Screening?

The average screening takes approximately 30 minutes to complete from beginning to end.

Who Qualifies?

Any individual with a family history of cancer.

What Is The Cost?

It is no cost to individuals covered by Medicare and Medicaid. Certain exemptions apply to those with private insurance.

How Do I Register?

Schedule a time to come in and visit us and our nurses will take care of the rest.

Do I have to give blood?

No, the screening consists only of a mouth swab along your lower gums.

How Long Until I Receive Results?

Average turnaround for a Gene Testing Report is 6-8 weeks.

Who Receives My Results?

In addition to yourself, one report is sent to your primary care physician and another is sent to our genetic counselor.

What Happens After I Get Results?

Our genetic counselor provides information on report and advises on suggested next steps.