1. Non-invasive colon cancer screening (SEPTIN 9)
Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is the second most common cancerous cause of death. Over 230,000 people in Europe die of this disease each year. The CRC is, however, easily treatable if diagnosed in early stage.
Who should take the test?
Preventive CRC screening is recommended especially to people over 50, but younger people with higher risk of colon cancer, for example patients suffering from Crohn disease or ulcerative colitis, can take it as well. It is also suitable for people with diagnosed cancerous disease (colon, breast, lungs, ovarian cancer or melanoma) and for anyone who has family history of cancer or is worried about the risk of cancer.
How does SEPTIN 9 work and what are its benefits?
SEPTIN 9 is a simple blood test with high detection ability for circulating tumour DNA. It is a safe non-invesive option of CRC early detection. Although it does not replace the colonoscopy, it might be a suitable solution for patients, who refuse invasive screening. If the result is negative, CRC is not detected, it means there is 99% probability that the patient does not have the colon cancer. Positive finding means 45,7% probability of tumour, which makes the invasive screening necessary to confirm the diagnosis.
Its non-invasive character is the main benefit compared to colonoscopy, since the test is performed from a small blood sample. Simple procedure and high accuracy (its specificity is 99%) make it a great option for regular screening in patients with higher risk of colon cancer. Successful treatment of colon cancer depends to a large degree on its early detection, so screening is recommended in regular intervals, ideally once a year.
2. Emotional stability test (NEUROTRANSMITTERS)
Mental exhaustion, mood swings, stress, depression, hopelessness, halucination, schizophrenia, even Parkinson disease are closely related to the imbalance of certain chemical compounds in our brain, for example adrenalin, noradrenalin, dopamine, serotonin, glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid. These substances are called neurotransmitters and their lack affects the transfer of signals between neurones, causing the mood swings and emotional disbalance. The lack of neurotransmitters in brain is mostly caused by chronic stress.
Why take the test?
Neurotransmitter imbalance leads to the onset of certain neurological and psychiatric disorders. If you feel your emotions get the best of you, it is about time you had the level of neurotransmitters tested. Early identification of imbalance and specific corrective measures (including relaxation, psychotherapy, sports, special diet, supplementary treatment for replenishment of neurotransmitters) may prevent the onset of serious mental illness.
How does the Emotional stability test work and what are its benefits?
We perform a non-invasive testing of neurotransmitter levels from urine which allows us to determine the exact level of each neurotransmitter. The main benefits of the test are high accuracy and wide range of measured neurotransmitters included in the results, which provide a complex picture of the brain function. If you decide to improve your mental and emotional well-being, we can perform this test and recommend the changes that will help you achieve harmonious and more positive state of mind.