Knowledge is power, and genetic testing is a powerful way to find out if you carry any gene mutations linked to cancer risk. If you learn that you are at a higher risk for cancer, you can then create a proactive care plan to improve your outcomes. Our health providers can work with you to take preventive measures, as well as detect cancer earlier.
Axia Women’s Health genetic services include:
If any mutations are detected in your results, we build strength and hope right into an action plan. Your Axia Women’s Health provider will partner with a genetic counselor to create a personalized prevention and early detection program for you.
Coming this Summer 2019, Axia Women’s Health will be the first physician-owned lab to launch non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for our pregnant patients. Precision Prenatal, our new NIPT, will soon be offered across all of our care centers at as early as 10 weeks of pregnancy. The testing will be used to analyze DNA from the placenta and fetus to detect certain chromosome conditions that could affect a baby’s health. This state-of-the-art, early screening offers the power to make educated decisions about future testing, your pregnancy, and baby’s care.
Precision Prenatal NIPT will screen for:
Talk to your Axia Women’s Health provider to understand if NIPT is right for you.
With our state-of-the-art genetic testing laboratory, we’re able to find answers for our patients directly inside our network. Not only do we make it convenient to secure answers, but we also provide support for understanding the implications and results. We have an on-staff medical geneticist here to provide guidance to all of our patients and answer any questions that surface along the way. Patients can participate in inherited cancer screening at any point in life. Many patients find our integrated genetic testing services to be especially valuable during pregnancy.
Our range of specialists is vast, and our capabilities are wide. We focus on a diversity of needs throughout the women’s healthcare spectrum so that we can provide you with comprehensive, connected support throughout every stage of life.