Addressing supportive care issues can require significant effort. With PGxOncoTM testing,
physicians can be well-prepared in managing many facets of patient care.
Additional Therapeutic Areas
Recommendations also include therapeutic areas not
traditionally associated with cancer treatment to assist the
oncologist who steps in as the primary care physician.
One such area is cardiology.
Efficacy and tolerance of chemotherapeutic drugs varies widely. A key contributing factor is genetics. For example, 5-FU, a commonly used chemotherapeutic is often poorly metabolized by patients with certain DPYD variants.
This puts them at significant risk of:
Cardiovascular: myocardial ischemia, angina
Gastrointestinal: gastrointestinal ulceration, bleeding, and intensive diarrhea
Hematology: anemia, thrombocytopenia
Psychiatric: disorientation, confusion, depression
In severe cases, accelerated death
Clear, Color-Coded Results
Results are delivered in an easy-to-manage report, providing the relevant information to make more informed treatment decisions
Proceed With Caution
Normal Response Expected