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What is Personal Genomics Test?

  • Personal Genomics test is the most advanced, one-time test for healthy individuals to detect health risks and enable personalized preventive measures.
  • Diseases including cancer, heart conditions, diabetes, brain disorders etc. have a genetic component-that means it’s in your DNA.
  • By analyzing your DNA, the Personal Genomics Test detects genetic risks of more than 1000 diseases including cancer, heart disease, neurological conditions, diabetes, etc.
  • Your Personal Genomics Test report outlines a DNA-based personalized plan to prevent each disease you are at risk for
  • This test is commonly used in leading institutions like Mayo Clinic, John's Hopkins, MD Anderson Cancer institute etc. and is increasingly becoming a norm in the western world. 
  • Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital is the first hospital in Mumbai to provide this personal genomics test.

Benefits

The personal genomics test can help you prevent risk to 1000+ diseases by identifying genes driving diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia and many more.
Personal genomics test helps you in one or more of the following ways

Prevent diseases: As the saying goes “Prevention is better than cure” the test helps you to prevent diseases from occurring at the first place thus saving you from lot of discomfort physically, emotionally & financially. E.g.

  • Heart disease risk can be reduced by 30% by regular intake of aspirin
  • Cancers risks can be reduced by 20 times by taking preventive measures based on genomics test.

Early diagnosis: Many diseases are caught at an advanced stage. Personal genomics test help detect diseases early, in most cases before even it manifests. E.g.

  • Lung cancer in India 90% times is caught in stage III or stage IV, Personal Genomics test helps in detecting lung cancer in stage 1 thus increasing survival chances upto 8 times.

Delay occurrence of diseases: There are few diseases in which preventive measures are limited, such diseases the occurrence can be delayed. E.g.

  • Alzheimer’s: Occurrence of Alzheimer’s can be delayed by doing activities which activate different parts of brain.

Personal Genomics Test Process

It’s a 3 step process

  • Simple blood drawl: This takes less than 10 minutes of yours
  • Testing: We scan your DNA in our laboratories and analyze the findings
  • Genetic Counselling: Once your reports are ready our genetic counselors will schedule an appointment for genetic counselling to explain the report in detail to you. Genetic counselling normally takes 45 minutes to 1 hour.

You must get this test done if

  • You have family history of cancer, diabetes, heart attack, Stroke etc.
  • You are curious about your health risks and want to prevent diseases
  • You want to make a forward-thinking and trendy health choice for you and your family
  • You want to give your newborn a head start at a healthy life
  • You want to stay healthy and have peace of mind
  • You want to join thousands of people joining genome revolution

For more information please contact

Ms Pooja Lodaya

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