current biomarkers in cancer

biomarker testing has revolutionized cancer treatment for many tumour types. biomarkers is a term used to describe many different potential markers of cancer development and progression. these markers can come in many forms – – proteins, biochemicals, DNA and...
understanding precision medicine

understanding precision medicine

since chemotherapy was introduced in the 1940, cancers have been treated according to the organ or tissue where the cancer has originated [eg. lung or breast cancer]. in precision medicine, sometimes referred to as precision oncology when dealing specifically with...

understanding cancer

cancer is a collection of related diseases that can occur almost anywhere in the body and is characterized by abnormal cell process involving uncontrolled cell growth and proliferation that alters normal cell behaviour. there are over 100 types of cancers, and in all...