You’ve taken an at-home DNA Test.
Should you use the results for medical decisions?

Introducing our One-Stop Solution
for DNA test result verification

Confirm your Consumer DNA test results through medical-grade testing.

Medical-grade testing fees may be covered in some instances.

You’ve done your Consumer DNA Test. If you or someone in your family has a history of cancer, sign up now to verify your results in a medical-grade lab.

OUR ONE-STOP SOLUTION

Why You Need to Sign Up

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You or someone in your
family has had cancer.

You took the test because you were worried it may be genetic.

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You have questions and you want answers.

You ordered a DNA test kit but don’t have answers you need.

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You want to make medical decisions based on your test.

You tried to talk to your doctor after getting your results and you didn’t get far.

HOW IT WORKS

Get Started With 1-2-3

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Enter your test results and get a personalized Living Lab Report® that answers your immediate questions.

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Talk to a certified genetic counselor to see if you need further testing.

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Complete a medical-grade test to confirm your results.

GENETIC TESTING

Difference Between a Consumer DNA Test and a Medical-Grade Test?

CONSUMER DNA TESTING

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MEDICAL-GRADE DNA TESTING

A genetic test sold directly to the consumer without the help of a health care professional

DEFINITION

A genetic test ordered by a health care provider for their patient

For general curiosity

PURPOSE

Diagnosis prevention treatment

Customer purchases test kit online or in store, collects DNA sample through spit or cheek swab, mails sample as directed by the company, and receives results from secure website

PROCESS

Health care provider determines which test is needed, orders test from a lab, collects DNA sample, sends it to the lab, and provides results to the patient

Typically NOT covered by insurance

INSURANCE

Typically covered by insurance, if criteria are met

Looks at common markers for disease to determine one's risk, which doesn't yield a yes/no answer

METHOD

Thoroughly studies entire DNA sequence of genes to accurately determine risk

NOT intended for medical use

INTENDED USE

Intended for medical management and clinical use

Findings generally not confirmed, which can lead to false positives/negatives

ACCURACY

Findings confirmed to reduce false positives/negatives

Customer responsible for next steps and research

SUPPORT

Professionals available to help guide next steps

Doesn't look at meaning of results within context of individual and familial risk factors

CONTEXT

Health care provider or genetic counselor will look at results within context of other risk factors

MORE QUESTIONS

A Few Questions
People Frequently Ask

Tandy-Connor S, Guiltinan J, Krempely K, et al. False-positive results released by direct-to-consumer genetic tests highlight the importance of clinical confirmation testing for appropriate patient care. Genetics in Medicine. 2018;20(12):1515-1521. doi:10.1038/gim.2018.38.

FIRST EVER ONE-STOP SOLUTION

LIMITED Spots Available

FREE PERSONALIZED REPORT AND GENETIC COUNSELING

Qualified* customers get access to our program, which includes a FREE personalized Living Lab Report from 
My Gene Counsel and a genetic counseling appointment. 
If needed, medical-grade testing will be provided by 
Ambry Genetics.

REGISTER NOW

*If you qualify for our solution, you will receive a free premium subscription for My Gene Counsel that includes our Living Lab Reports, which walk you through your test results. You will also receive a free 30-minute phone session with a certified genetic counselor. During this session, we will review your consumer DNA test results, your personal/family history of cancer, and discuss the risks/benefits of further medical-grade genetic testing, if needed.

If you are interested in further testing, an independent licensed physician will review your history, order the appropriate test, and a kit will be sent to you. You will be charged $50 for that independent review, which is reimbursable through your Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account or possibly your insurance provider. Your medical-grade genetic test may be fully covered by your insurance provider, based on your personal/family history. This will all be discussed with you before any testing is ordered.

Questions? Contact us at info@mygenecounsel.com

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