01 A sample of 5 ml of blood is drawn from the patient and stored in an EDTA tube.
07 A report is issued to your doctor
02 Plasma is separated by a simple lab procedure called centrifugation
08 The report will summarize the number of methylated genes and copy number of methylated genes and the probability of having cancer
03 Sample is shipped to our lab frozen
09 A sample of 5 ml of blood is drawn from the patient and stored in an EDTA tube.
04 Using a proprietary method, the lab extracts DNA from the sample
10 The test serves as a red flag but doesn not diagnoze cancer.
05 DNA is chemically converted for methylation mapping (bisulfite conversion)
11 The doctor might advise different treatment modalities based on best clinical practice
06 The DNA is deep sequenced