Why do I need a Respiragene™ Test for lung cancer risk?
Do I need to go to a clinic for the Respiragene test?
How do I take my DNA sample?
How long will it take before I get my results?
Can I buy the Respiragene™ test from anywhere else? My Doctor or Pharmacist?
Do I need to register to order the Respiragene test?
Will I have to buy another Respiragene™ test in the future to tell if my risk has changed?
I am an ex-smoker can I take the Respiragene™Test?
I have been smoking for most of my life is there any point in taking the test now?
Will my Doctor be familiar with the Respiragene™test?
Can I get lung cancer even if I don’t smoke?
Can I get lung cancer even if my score on the Respiragene™is moderate?
Should life long non-smokers take this test?
Isn’t my family history enough to identify predisposition to lung cancer?
Won’t this test just make people who are well worry that they are unwell?
What happens if I want to cancel my order?
The following FAQ are more detailed for Medical Professionals.
What exactly is the Respiragene™ test?
How does Respiragene™ work?
Isn’t this just another genetic test for the worried well?
But isn’t my patient’s family history going to identify a predisposition to lung cancer?
Why take the gene test when it includes easily available non-genetic risk variables?
Why not get your entire genome scanned instead?
Is the Respiragene™ test helpful for all ages of smokers?
How accurate is the Respiragene™test?
Is the Respiragene test accurate across ethnicities?
If up to 70% of lung cancer cases also have COPD. Why do we need to look at people’s genes? Can’t we just look for people with COPD?