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Reduce Your Cancer Risk with Screening and Prevention

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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. The correlation between early detection and survival is significantly relevant. If detected early, the 5-year cancer mortality rate is only 11%, but if detected late, it increases to 79%.

Executive Medicine of Texas is dedicated to helping our patients not just detect cancer early, but prevent it altogether.

Proactive Cancer Measures Save Lives

Cancer is one of the most prevalent causes of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020 alone. Since cancer risks increase dramatically as we age, it’s important to ensure your regular health checkups include cancer screening and detection services.

Anywhere from 30-50% of cancers can be prevented by reducing risk factors and implementing existing evidence-based prevention strategies. Besides preventative measures, early detection and appropriate treatment can be crucial to survival, as many patients actually have a higher rate of cure if diagnosed and treated properly.

CANCER DETECTION

There are five recommended single-cancer screening tests that most people are aware of: mammogram, colonoscopy, pap smear, prostate exam with PSA testing, and CT Scan of the chest. While these screenings can be helpful, they do not catch all cancers. Over 70% of cancer deaths are caused by cancers that are not screened using one of these methods.

Now, a new blood test called the Galleri™ looks for the DNA of more than 50 types of cancer. This simple test could either detect cancer or give you the peace of mind you desire.

When using the Galleri™ blood test, along with the five recommended single-cancer screenings, cancers are 3X more likely to be detected early, giving you the best chance at survival.

CANCER PREVENTION

Cancer is not inevitable, even for those with a strong family history of it. The best way to increase your chances of surviving cancer is to prevent it from ever presenting itself.

We know that chronic inflammation can lead to cancer by damaging the DNA of cells. That’s why our preventative component focuses on reducing inflammation within the body and restoring it to a state of health.

This is done through a lifestyle assessment, nutritional consultation, micronutrient testing, and lab testing that looks at inflammatory markers.

CANCER SCREENING & PREVENTION package

  • Physician consultation and family medical history review
  • Galleri™ – looking for cancer DNA within the blood
  • CT of the Chest
  • Virtual Colonography with CT of Abdomen and Pelvic (requires prep)
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Mammogram (female)
  • Pap Smear (female)
  • Manual prostate exam with PSA and Free PSA lab tests
  • Inflammatory blood markers
  • Lifestyle assessment
  • Micronutrient testing
  • Nutritional consultation and anti-inflammatory diet plan

Package Price $4590

What is Galleri™ Testing?

Galleri is a multi-cancer early detection test created by healthcare company, GRAIL. It can detect over 50 types of cancers — over 45 of which lack recommended screening today — with a low false positive rate, through a single blood draw.

The Galleri™ test can be added to an executive physical exam package for $989.

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Our top-tier medical packages along with our team of highly-respected medical experts have been highlighted across several U.S. publications over the years.

Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Reduce your risk of cancer with comprehensive screening measures and increase your chance of survival with early detection and proper treatment. Get in touch with a team member from our practice to learn more.

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SERVICES

It Takes More Than Just Your ‘Diet’

Looking for more? We understand how important it is to get this right. That’s why we offer a comprehensive list of services that complement your nutritional journey and help you reach your goals.

DNA Weight Loss and Aging

Science has progressed to understanding specific genes dictating how the human body processes carbohydrates, fat, protein, micro-nutrients, etc., and how specific genes determine the
effectiveness of certain fitness activities.

During your nutritional consult, mention you’d like to also have the DNA test for weight loss during your consultation. This can be collected and sent to the lab during your initial consultation. These results can help shape your nutritional plan and make it even more individualized – right down to your DNA!

Additionally, GxRenew is an innovative healthy aging package that utilizes your genetic profile to provide nutrient, food, activity and lifestyle recommendations to keep you looking and feeling young longer. Recently published research has linked numerous aging signs to genetic predisposition, and many of these indications may be addressed with DNA-based lifestyle changes.

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Get Tested for Food Sensitivities

Sometimes it’s not about how much we eat, but WHAT we eat. Food intolerances can often be subtle, but lead to a menagerie of unexplained symptoms. People can be intolerant to just about any food, and sometimes these intolerances don’t show up until later in life.

For over 25 years, the ALCAT Test has provided physicians and their patients with a tool to successfully overcome a wide variety of conditions resulting from food and chemical intolerances. It accurately measures immune reactions to over 290 foods, additives and environmental chemicals using just a small quantity of blood.

Are you ready to uncover what foods and substances trigger your chronic inflammation or other related health conditions?

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Meet Our Certified Nutritionist

Jewel Gobea

Certified in Nutrition & Health Education, Stanford University

Jewel Gobea graduated in 2016 from Texas Women’s University with a Bachelors in Science in Nutrition. She has four years of clinical nutrition counseling experience coupled with five years of health promotion package development.

Jewel is driven and compassionate with an innovative and academic approach to nutrition education and health promotion. Patients at Executive Medicine of Texas have benefited greatly from her services.

What Jewel’s Patients Are Saying