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Promising new cancer treatments are emerging, but how does genomics help us identify the patients who need them?
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More than 50 different types of cancer can be detected by the new test, but how will it work?
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We look at a recent prostate cancer study that highlights the importance of inclusivity in genomic studies
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A new study by GEP fellow Niamh Appleby has found potential pathways and targets for the treatment of Richter’s syndrome – an aggressive form of adult leukaemia
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In the second part of our review of the year’s genomic highlights, we look at the breakthroughs that are helping patients with rare disease and cancer
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The government has set out its vision for how the UK will harness the power and potential of genomics for the benefit of patients. Here are the top highlights
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Can we use genomics to accurately predict the development of cancer in those with precursor conditions? We look at newly published results from a 15-year study to find out
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We all know what DNA looks like, or do we? We take a look at why the quadruple helix can occur and how it could unlock new avenues for cancer therapy
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Could the DNA in our bloodstream provide a way to detect cancer? Recent research looks at a novel approach to screening through a new type of blood test
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A newly published study could mark a major milestone in understanding the microbiome and the role in can play in disease development
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Information for neurology, clinical genetics and gastroenterology has been added to our collection of resources for specialists