Our genetic make-up, or DNA, is incredibly important when it comes to things like understanding risk of cancer diagnosis. But there’s another type of DNA unique to the individual cancer itself. DNA mutations driving the growth of cancer are referred to as its genomics. Genomic tumor assessment examines changes occurring within an individual patient’s tumor to identify treatment options not previously considered. Read – and watch more – about this concept of precision medicine… a focus not just on the individual patient, but on the individual tumor within the patient.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. Stay up to date on all things CTCA! Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube or call 1-800-227-3207 for more information.