Cancer Testing

There are numerous tests that help us evaluate and improve the “terrain” that encourages cancer growth.  There are also cancer markers that reflect the extent of cancer presence and help us guide treatment.

Genetics

  • Read “Feel Good Nutrigenomics” by Amy Yasko – Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)
  • Test through 23andme.com
  • Get data summary from geneticgenie.org

Inflammation

  • Sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP), LDH isoenzymes
  • Ferritin, Interleukin 6, IL 8, Galectin-3, homocysteine, uric acid

Infections & Immune

  • Viral titers for Ebstein-Barr virus, Cytomegalovirus
  • Natural killer cell activity

Circulation & Angiogenesis

  • Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), copper, ceruloplasmin

Toxins

  • Heavy metals
  • Environmental toxins, mold toxins
  • Liver enzymes (GGT), 8-hydroxy-deoxyguanosine

Nutrients

  • Spectracell or Genova panels
  • Selected – Vitamin D, iron, b12, selenium

Digestive Health

  • Delayed Food allergy testing / elimination through Immunolabs.com
  • Comprehensive digestive stool analysis – dysbiosis, leaky gut, enzyme insufficiency, parasites

Hormones

  • Thyroid – tsh, free t4, free t3, reverse t3
  • Cortisol – salivary testing to get 4 samples throughout the daytime
  • Sex hormones as indicated

Metabolism

  • Fasting blood sugar, insulin, IGF-1 (growth hormone)

Cancer Markers

  • As indicated – CEA, CA-125, PSA, etc
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