Pathway Genomics with have genetic testing kits selling at Walgreens Pharmacy.
Walgreen will start offering the kits in about 6000 stores (It will not be available in New York because of a state law)
* Walgreen plans to offer Pathway’s Insight Saliva Collection Kit at retail from $20 to $30. The saliva test, which will be done at Pathway’s labs, will cost between $79 and $249. Genetic tests typically cost about $300.
Conditions in the Report
Age-related macular degeneration
Alzheimer’s disease, late onset
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (sporadic)
Breast cancer (females only)
Coronary artery disease
Diabetes, Type 1
Diabetes, Type 2
Leukemia, chronic lymphocytic
Peripheral arterial disease
Prostate cancer (males only)
Systemic lupus erythematosus
And many more…
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