You can test yourself at home to see if you're at risk of getting cancer

Posted on: April 03, 2018

 

ATLANTA - The FDA has approved at-home genetic testing kits to see if you are at risk of getting certain types of cancer.

Channel 2’s Craig Lucie talked with a local woman who says her kit potentially saved her life.

The take-home genetic testing kits are very popular.

You send off your DNA, then you get a report back showing your genetic makeup.

In this case, though, a local woman found she had a high risk of getting cancer and her genetic counselor wants people to know if you do a kit, you need to go one step further to make sure you understand the results.

Read the full story here.

Filed under: Cancer, Latest News & Technology,

 

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