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genetic testing for disease risk

Disease Risk

Find out what you're at risk for so you can take action now.

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You may be aware of a condition that someone in your family had or still has. Everyone has questions about disease risks. We have answers for you.

genetic testing for disease risk

What can I learn from sequencing my genome?

What can I learn from sequencing my genome?

When we sequence and interpret your genome, you'll receive:

  1. Clinically relevant findings (we screen for hundreds of conditions)
  2. A full pharmacogenomics (PGx) report explaining your genetically-influenced response to certain medications.
  3. Your carrier status for a number of conditions you could pass on, even if you don't have symptoms yourself. 
  4. Lifestyle attributes for things like athleticism, metabolism and more.
  5. Ancestry details. 

genetic testing for disease risk

Will I get specific genetic information with my results?

Will I get specific genetic information with my results?

Yes. If a harmful gene variant (a pathogenic or likely pathogenic variant) is identified, we will provide a summary of the health condition along with a description of the associated gene and the variant identified. Your report will also include notable conditions for which you were not found to be at an increased risk, your pharmacogenomic results, as well as trait descriptions with the associated genes and/or specific variant ID(s). For certain conditions, we will also include actionable recommendations for you and your healthcare provider to help you manage or reduce your health risks. Always consult your doctor for any health-related decisions.

genetic testing for disease risk

What is inherited cancer susceptibility?

What is inherited cancer susceptibility?

Your inherited cancer susceptibility refers to your genetic predisposition for developing certain kinds of cancer. Although all cancers are due to genetic changes, those changes are often caused be environmental and lifestyle factors. However, 5-10% of the time, some of these genetic changes maybe inherited from a parent. Watch the video to learn more. 

Why sequence your whole genome?

Whole genome sequencing not only gives you a fuller picture, it provides a resource you can refer to again and again. Sequencing your genome is a journey — your journey.

genetic testing for disease risk

You and your doctor will receive information about what disease risk you may carry for hundreds of conditions.

genetic testing for disease risk

​Our genetic counselors can help you and your physician interpret the results. 

genetic testing for disease risk

You can refer to your genome again and again. It is a resource for life. 

“I felt a little bit like a pioneer - excited and nervous at the same time. In the end, I’m very happy I did it!”

— Kim, 60, New Hampshire, Veritas Customer


"I want to know. Face it now. Deal with it. Rather than have things sneak up on me."

— Jim, 57, San Diego, Veritas Customer


"The goal of getting your genome done is not to tell you what you will die from, but it's how to learn how to take action to prevent disease."

George Church, Veritas Co-Founder, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School


Get the most comprehensive 
genetic testing service there is.

Make more informed decisions about your health, learn about your ancestry, and much more.

“myGenome gives us the opportunity to be proactive and make decisions to optimize our lives, avoid disease, and hopefully achieve longevity.” 

– Keith A. MD, Veritas Customer  

Best For

  • If you want to learn about your disease risks, drug sensitivities, and what you may pass on to your kids.
  • If you want our team to look even deeper into your cancer and cardiovascular risks, and carrier conditions.
  • If you have a complex medical history or symptoms suggestive of a genetic condition, and want to learn about possible genetic causes.