Through genetic testing, individuals can be screened for genetic variations or mutations that correlate with increased risk of certain cancers. At MD Age Management, simple saliva testing provides information on a client’s predisposition to develop 11 different cancers. Not all cancers have a genetic component but for Breast, Colon, Prostate, Uterine, Ovarian, Pancreatic Cancer as well as Melanoma the lifetime risk is increased in those with the associated genetic mutations.
This personalized medicine allows individuals to make lifestyle choices or pursue cancer prevention strategies for the tested types of cancer. If cancers are found early the likelihood of survival increases.
Covered by most insurance companies, this saliva-based test is simple and easy to obtain and can provide you and Dr. Horton critical information to help you anti-age.