5 Things to Know About Molecular Testing with Quest

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    Since Quest began processing the highly complex COVID-19 tests on March 9, we have steadily increased testing capacity to meet the evolving needs for healthcare providers and patients in our communities. So far, we’ve processed approximately 2.15 million diagnostic tests and have grown our capacity to 70,000 per day. We continue to perform […]

Melanoma: Prevention and Early Detection

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Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that is common in both men and women. Its ability to spread to other parts of the body makes it one of the most dangerous forms of cancer. But, if melanoma is found early, treatment can be very successful. In fact, melanoma is one of the most preventable […]

Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Laboratory Testing Can Guide Treatment

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Just like other parts of your body, blood can get cancer. One type of blood cancer is called acute myeloid leukemia, or AML. AML is not a common disease, accounting for only 1 in 100 of all cancers.1 But it is very serious. People with AML get very sick, very quickly. Because symptoms start off […]

Testing for an Incurable Disease: Points You MUST Consider

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In the era of genomic medicine, genetic testing is readily available for hundreds of inherited conditions. Insights from testing can include information about ancestral origins, hidden health risks, and reproductive risks. However, while access to genetic testing in the United States is widely available to patients and providers, the decision to undergo testing can be […]

COVID-19 Serology (Antibody) Testing: Why to Test and What the Test Results Mean

Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has threatened global public health and is associated in particular with respiratory-related morbidity and mortality. This beta coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is believed to have originated in Wuhan City in China and then spread worldwide. As of May 23, 2020, more than 5.3 million cases have been reported […]

Quest Diagnostics Joins Forces with More Than 100 Companies to Support the Ascend COVID-19 Action Agenda

Action

Quest is an industry leader in the nation’s response to thwarting the COVID-19 pandemic. Today we’re proud to announce Quest is also taking a leading role in promoting inclusion during this pandemic by standing with over 100 companies and other leading organizations to address the adverse impacts of the pandemic on underrepresented populations. COVID-19 is […]

JRMC Medical Center and Quest Diagnostics Team Up to Provide Testing for Newark School System Teachers and Staff

Community

On Friday, May 15, 2020, the JRMC Medical Center joined forces with Quest Diagnostics to provide the first round of testing services to members of the Newark Board of Education Faculty and Administrative Staff as part of the ongoing COVID-19 prevention and treatment campaign. Testing took place at Malcolm X Shabazz High School. There are […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening

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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a cancer of the colon (large intestine) and rectum (the last part of the large intestine). Currently, it is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. It is also the second leading cause of cancer-related death.1 Fortunately, CRC is one of the most preventable cancers.1 Healthcare providers use screening […]

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