Andrew Lacy: Trending Whole Body Scans: Are They Worth It? (Myths, Truths + What You Need To Know)

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In this episode of The Art of Being Well podcast, I get to have a thought-provoking conversation with Andrew Lacy, the visionary behind Prenuvo's proactive whole-body imaging. Andrew shares the transformative potential of Prenuvo scans in early disease detection, distinguishing them from conventional diagnostic methods like MRI. Together, we delve into the profound benefits of a proactive healthcare approach and examine the limitations of our current reactive system. I share personal insights into my own Prenuvo scan experience, highlighting its impact on my proactive health journey. Whether you're curious about the future of healthcare or seeking actionable steps towards optimal wellness, this episode offers invaluable insights and practical advice. Don't miss out on this eye-opening discussion on The Art of Being Well podcast.

Andrew Lacy is the CEO and founder of Prenuvo, the company pioneering proactive whole-body imaging for the early detection of cancer and other diseases. Under Lacy’s leadership, the company has expanded across North America, establishing Prenuvo as a recognized and trusted proactive healthcare service to both patients and referring clinicians.

Lacy is a seasoned entrepreneur with extensive experience taking transformative products from conception to scale. His notable achievements include playing an influential role in the development of the iPhone apps ecosystem as co-founder of Tapulous, later acquired by the Walt Disney Company. 

In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Lacy has held key leadership, consulting, strategic, financial and product roles across international companies, including McKinsey and The Walt Disney Company. In addition to his work at Prenuvo, Lacy actively serves as an advisor and investor across a diverse portfolio of startups. Lacy received an MBA from Stanford University and a JD from the University of Melbourne. He is currently based in Los Angeles. 

A few of my favorite things we cover in this episode: 

  • Prenuvo whole-body scan. What is it? What makes it unique? How is it different from diagnostic MRI?
  • What are the benefits of a Prenuvo scan? Why whole-body?
  • How can individuals utilize a Prenuvo scan for proactive health?
  • Why is our present sick-care system not working for us? How can a proactive approach to healthcare improve health outcomes?
  • Dr. Cole shares his experience with a Prenuvo scan and its impact on proactive health.

Links to things we talked about in this episode: 

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Dr. Will Cole, DNM, IFMCP, DC is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the globe, starting one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr. Will Cole provides a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He is also the host of the popular The Art of Being Well podcast and the New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting, Ketotarian, Gut Feelings, and The Inflammation Spectrum.