Melanoma Skin Cancer Prevention

Melanoma Genetic Testing Analysis

Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk and Prevention

Genes play a significant role in determining your risk for developing melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

This DNA app analyzes your genes and provides personalized preventive measures you can institute throughout life to minimize your risk of melanoma.

PREDICT

Predicting your genetic risk of melanoma is now possible. Created by healthcare professionals, this DNA analysis app provides a comprehensive genetic assessment for protecting your skin.

This app not only predicts your genetic risk of melanoma but also empowers you with a report focused on prevention so that you can outsmart your genes.

PREVENT

Knowing your genetic risk of melanoma means being able to create a personalized, actionable plan to prevent melanoma or detect it at its earliest stages should it ever occur.

Early detection is incredibly important because when caught early, melanoma is treatable.

PREVAIL

Be proactive by using the personalized insights in your genetic report to help protect your future.

 

An Empowering Genetic Report

This app analyzes your genes and provides you with a confidential, easy-to-read report of your results.

Your report will indicate your genetic risk of developing melanoma and also provides non-technical, personalized information about how you can use this information to protect yourself against melanoma.

 

Getting Started

This app is compatible with most DNA tests including 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and MyHeritage.

Simply upload your DNA data to use this app. If you haven't yet taken a DNA test, order one of our DNA tests.

Once your DNA data is stored in your Sequencing.com account, click the app's 'Start' button. You'll receive your results in about 15 minutes.

 

You've already taken a DNA test
Our Universal DNA Compatibility enables this app to work with DNA data from almost any genetic test including 23andMe, Ancestry, MyHeritage, FTDNA and genome sequencing.
You need a DNA test
Our clinical-grade 30x Whole Genome Sequencing test obtains data on 100% of your genome.

 

What is Melanoma?

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US. Of skin cancers, melanoma is the most deadly. More people are being diagnosed with melanoma than ever before – making it the fastest growing cancer in the nation.

Melanoma is the result of uncontrolled growth of the cells that produce the pigment melanin, which colors skin, eyes, hair, and moles. This is the type of skin cancer that is most likely to grow quickly and spread. Once it spreads, on average melanoma has more than a 50% chance of causing death.

What is melanoma?

Genes & Melanoma

There are many melanoma risk factors, including fair skin, large numbers of moles, history of severe sunburns, and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation such as from tanning beds. Genes also play an important role in determining your risk of this deadly disease. 

Genes give your body instructions that tell your skin cells when to grow, divide, or die.  Inherited gene mutations can increase the likelihood of skin cells turning into cancer, meaning that someone with specific mutations may be at much greater risk of developing melanoma than someone with otherwise equal risk factors (such as the amount of sun exposure) who does not have those mutations.

The Good News: Melanoma Can Be Prevented

Genes play a significant role in determining your risk for developing melanoma. A personalized plan for protecting the health of your skin may be able to significantly reduce your risk of this disease.

For example, the risk of death from melanoma is only 1% if it is detected early, and the surveillance that enables early detection, such as how often your doctor performs full body skin exams, can now be tailored to your genetic testing results.

This app empowers you with numerous personalized preventive measures you can institute throughout your life to minimize your risk of melanoma ever forming.

 

DNA Sequencing Education Center

Learn More About New Ways To Use Your DNA

Sequencing's new DNA Education Center is your resource for learning about DNA sequencing, personalized medicine, and genetic discoveries. For example, you can learn about the role of your genes in determining your risk of medication side effects.

If you're more interested in how DNA is used in pop culture, The Sequencing Blog provides weekly insights. Our blog includes the latest trends and technological advancements that are integrating DNA into our daily lives including articles on how to use your DNA to personalize your beauty regimen, your lifestyle, and your health.

This app can analyze DNA data from almost all genetic tests and genome sequencing services.

 

 

Test Compatibility   Format Compatibility   Variant Compatibility   Reference Genome Compatibility
Whole Genome Sequencing   FASTQ and FQ   SNP / SNV
(Single Nucleotide Variants)
  hg38 / GRCh38
Exome Sequencing   FASTA and FA       hg19 / GRCh37
Ultimate DNA Test   BAM       hg18 / GRCh36
23andMe   SAM       hg17 / GRCh35
AncestryDNA   CRAM        
MyHeritage   VCF        
Dante Labs   Genome VCF (gVCF and GVCF)        
Nebula Genomics   TXT        
Genes for Good   CSV        
Living DNA   TAB        
HomeDNA   gz and zip compressed files        
FTDNA   almost all other genetic data formats        
Silverberry Genomix            
Toolbox Genomics            
Full Genomes            
Color            
New Amsterdam Genomics            
24Genetics            
Vitagene            
Helix            
Genos            
tellmeGen            
GSA            
Axiom            
almost all other genetic tests

 

 

This app's DNA analysis is designed to work perfectly with our Ultimate DNA test and our Ultimate Genome Sequencing service.

 

 

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