CANCER LOOK OUT: Genetic Test for Cancer Risk

CANCER LOOK OUT: Genetic Test for Cancer Risk

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What is Genetic Test for Cancer Risk?

The procedure is a one-time blood test to look for Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) by using Next-Generation Sequencing technology which can screen multiple types of cancerous cells in the early stages.    

What types of cancer can be screened?

ctDNA can identify the risk of the 5 most common types of cancer such as

  1. Liver cancer
  2. Lung cancer
  3. Breast cancer
  4. Colon and rectal cancer
  5. Stomach cancer

Advantages of Cancer Look Out Genetic Test

  • Can screen for multiple types of cancer with just one blood test.
  • No need for biopsy or major invasive procedure.
  • Assessment of risk factors which may be affected by our environment, such as PM 2.5, age, lifestyle.
  • Can screen patients who are not directly at risk, such as non-smokers and patients with no family history or apparent heredity.
  • Can be included in the annual checkup plan.

Who should get Cancer Look Out Genetic Test

  • Patients who have family history of cancer.
  • Patients who have high risk of cancer such as heavy smokers, regular alcohol drinkers, patients who have been exposed to carcinogens or surrounded by risk environment like PM 2.5.
  • Health fanatics or anyone over the age of 18 years old who is interested in assessing their risk of cancer can get tested.

Who should not get Cancer Look Out Genetic Test

  • Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Patients who are awaiting their cancer diagnosis results.
  • Pregnant women.

Patients who have received bone marrow transplant, donated or received blood within the last 3 months.

How long does it take to get the results of Cancer Look Out Genetic Test?

  • Within 30 days

Why get Cancer Look Out Genetic Test for Cancer Risk at Bangkok Cancer Hospital Wattanosoth?

Prevention and Early Detection Center Bangkok Hospital Wattanosoth is ready to provide comprehensive prevention, risk assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan and follow-ups. 

  • We use state-of-the-art technology and medical devices to test your cancer risk as well as cancer diagnosis and provide necessary recommendations.
  • Individualized risk assessment is based on age, sex, family history, and overall health status. It is performed by oncologists and a multidisciplinary team of health professionals who focus on continuous care for your physical and psychological well-being.

Consult a cancer specialist