Stay one step ahead of your health with genetic testing.
The London General Practice now offers genetic testing to patients. Knowing your risks can help you take action.
Genetic testing is a quick and effective way of identifying your potential risks of health problems and understanding what your genes say about your susceptibility to certain inherited conditions, including cancer and cardiac disease, as well as your response to medication.
Undertaking a genetic health screen is quick and easy, with results being available in 5-6 weeks. The test will provide you with information about your health and susceptibility to certain conditions, and if required, the practice will then work with you to create a personalised screening and prevention plan, designed to help reduce your risk in the future.
What happens when you book Genetic Testing at The London General Practice?
Genetic testing gives you more insight including:
- Whether you need earlier or more frequent screenings. For example, if you have an increased risk of breast cancer, we might recommend mammograms at an earlier stage.
- Regarding preventive measures. We may suggest preventive measures, such as certain medications that can reduce your cardiac risk.
- Enabling proactive care for your family. Hereditary health disorders run in families, your results can help your loved ones understand their risks.