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Proactive genetic testing

Understand what your genes say about your future health

Learn about proactive genetic testing

Understand your risk

Proactive genetic testing identifies changes in your genes that could increase your risk for developing a disease in the future. This type of testing is best suited for generally healthy adults without a personal or family history.

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Everything you need to know

Join certified genetic counselor Sienna Aguilar, M.S., for an in-depth walkthrough of proactive genetic testing.

Take action based on your results 

With Invitae, you can make health decisions based on your results. Our medical-grade tests are the same tests used by doctors and genetic counselors. Based on your results, you can work with your healthcare provider to consider:

  • increased or earlier screenings
  • lifestyle modifications
  • early intervention to prevent the onset of disease

Find the right test for you

  • Invitae cancer screen
    Analyzes 61 genes
  • Invitae cardio screen
    Analyzes 77 genes
  • Invitae genetic health screen
    Analyzes 147 genes
Invitae cancer screen

Looks at 61 genes to assess your risk of developing an inherited form of cancer



Invitae cardio screen

Looks at 77 genes to assess your risk of developing an inherited form of cardiovascular (heart) disease



Invitae genetic health screen

Looks at 147 genes to assess your risk of developing an inherited form of cancer or cardiovascular (heart) disease and more


Breast cancer
Colorectal cancer
Cutaneous melanoma
Gastric cancer
Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Prostate cancer
Renal cell cancer
Thyroid cancer
Uterine cancer
Genetic forms of high blood
pressure and high cholesterol
Additional conditions
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Hereditary hemochromatosis
Malignant hyperthermia
OTC deficiency
Wilson disease
$250 $250 $350

We accept credit card and HSA/FSA payments but do not accept insurance payments for proactive testing, as this test is rarely covered by insurance.

For details on the genes tested, view our full gene list.

Get a proactive test in two easy ways

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Order online

Order a test online and receive your saliva collection kit in the mail. An independent doctor or genetic counselor will review your health records and history to make sure the test is right for you.

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Order through your healthcare provider

Talk to your healthcare provider about proactive genetic testing with Invitae. This letter can help start the conversation.

Learn about proactive genetic testing

More than a test:
Built-in support network

You don’t have to figure it out alone. Genetics experts are available to guide you through the testing process, help you make sense of your results, and plan a path forward.

Stay connected with our online portal

Track your test

Track your test's progress from the moment it's ordered to when you receive results.

Learn about genetics

Access educational resources including videos to help you prepare for and understand your results.

Share your results

We've made it easy to securely share your results with your healthcare provider(s) so you can take action.

Learn about proactive genetic testing

Your questions, answered 

Our resource center offers:

  • details on how the testing process works
  • an explanation of possible results and what they could mean for you

1 Haverfield E. Multigene panel screening for hereditary disease risk in healthy individuals. Poster presented at: ACMG Annual Meeting; April 12, 2018; Charlotte, NC.