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Genetic Services

Your DNA holds a wealth of information that can answer important questions about your health, such as: What medications will work best for me? Am I or my family members at risk for cancer? Am I at risk for having a baby with possible health issues?

A simple DNA test provides the insight needed to ensure you receive the best, most personalized care possible. That’s why Avera is committed to offering the latest in genetic testing technology and expert genetic counseling services.

Take advantage of our genetic services, including:

To learn more about why genetics are important, visit Genetics 101.

World-Class Genetic Research

Avera Institute for Human Genetics has a history of excellence and an exciting future in innovative genetics research, including personalized medicine, biobanking, tumor registries, twin research, and behavioral and cancer genetic studies.

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Precision Oncology at Avera Cancer Institute

Avera Cancer Institute Center for Precision Oncology provides targeted cancer therapy based on an individual’s genetic makeup and genetic changes—a first for the Northern Plains—delivered with the same level of expertise you’d find at major medical centers.

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Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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