Real Patient Stories

While every patient story is unique, there are many families that experience similar journeys

Watch Ashley tell her story about the benefits the Foresight® Carrier Screening and the positive impact it has had on the health and well-being of their family.

Meet Ashley

Breast cancer impacted three generations of Ashley’s family. Learn how genetic testing served as a pivotal moment in Ashley’s life.

At Myriad, we are dedicated to saving lives and improving the quality of life of patients through molecular and companion diagnostic tests across a variety of major diseases.

Over the years, countless people have shared their stories about how genetic testing has changed their lives or enabled them to make more informed decisions about their own healthcare, or the care of their loves ones, as a result of genetic testing. Here are just a few of the real patient stories that have inspired us in the work we do:

GeneSight: Helping Patients with Depression

May 15, 2018

Mental Health Month, Depression and GeneSight®   The GeneSight® genetic test has produced exciting news for patients diagnosed with depression.  A landmar...

Andrea's story: Cancer prevention can begin with knowing your family history

October 10, 2017

Shortly after I was born, my father was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and he passed away when he was just 29 years old.  Losing my dad when I was so youn...

How a Simple Test Changed My Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – And My Life

May 5, 2016

Six years ago, my doctor told me I had prostate cancer, and the news literally brought me to my knees. To say that I was scared at that moment is a b...

My Personalized Journey with Ovarian Cancer

May 4, 2015

Looking back, my journey with cancer really began when I was 40, a year after my paternal grandmother passed away. That was about the same time I first ...

The Faces of Prostate Cancer

January 26, 2015

All of us at Myriad – from the executives and researchers, to the sales and customer service representatives – work hard because we know that, behind each a...

Myriad Genetics at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Paul J. Diaz, president and chief executive officer, Bryan Riggsbee, chief financial officer, and Dale Muzzey, chief scientific officer, presented at the 41st annual J.P. Morgan (JPM) Healthcare Conference.