Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon
Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm
Saturday
7am - 3pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon

Gretna Medical Center

315 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone:(504) 364-1844

Detecting cancer early with Galleri testing

What is a Galleri test and who is it for?

Galleri is a type of cancer detection test that can scan for multiple cancers at a time.  With a simple blood draw, the test will look for signals shared across more than 50 types of cancers, many of which are not typically screened for today.  The test is offered at our facility which is only a 10 min drive from New Orleans to the Westbank.

Who is Galleri testing for?

  • This test is recommended for anyone with a family history of cancer.
  • A consulation with a provider is recommended before ordering the test.
  • The test is not recommended for anyone that is pregnant, younger than 21 years of age, or undergoing cancer treatment.

How accuate is Galleri cancer detection?

According to the case study below, the dection rates are 17% for stage I, 40% for stage II and 27.5% for stage I-II.

What type of cancers can Galleri detect?

A
Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
Ampulla of Vater
Anus
Appendix, Carcinoma

B
Bile Ducts, Distal
Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic
Bile Ducts, Perihilar
Bladder, Urinary
Bone
Breast

C
Cervix
Colon and Rectum

E
Esophagus and Esophagogastric Junction

G
Gallbladder
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms

K
Kidney

L
Larynx
Leukemia
Liver
Lung
Lymphoma (Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin)

M
Melanoma of the Skin
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Mesothelioma, Malignant Pleural

N
Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
Nasopharynx
Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Appendix
Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Colon and Rectum
Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas

O
Oral Cavity
Oropharynx (HPV-Mediated, p16+)
Oropharynx (p16-) and Hypopharynx
Ovary, Fallopian Tube and Primary Peritoneum

P
Pancreas, exocrine
Penis
Plasma Cell Myeloma and Plasma Cell Disorders
Prostate

S
Small Intestine
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Abdomen and Thoracic Visceral Organs
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Head and Neck
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Retroperitoneum
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Trunk and Extremities
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Unusual Histologies and Sites
Stomach

T
Testis

U
Ureter, Renal Pelvis
Uterus, Carcinoma and Carcinosarcoma
Uterus, Sarcoma

V
Vagina
Vulva

Open 7 days a week. Walk-in patients are welcome.

Fax: (504) 367-6022

315 Westbank Expressway Gretna, LA 70053

Business Hours
Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
7am - 12 noon
Gretna Medical Center