Your genetic code, or DNA, contains remarkable information.
It’s what makes you, you. And it’s useful in understanding if you are at risk for certain health conditions, like cancer or heart disease.
In fact, you and your health care provider may use your genetic results to consider extra health screenings or preventive measures.
By learning about your genetic health risks, you are advancing scientific knowledge of the human genome, which promises a flood of medical advances for you and your biological family, your community, and generations to come.