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May 6, 2014

Cancer Omics—How Much Information is Enough?

Knowledge is power, but is that knowledge always worth the cost?

Cancer Omics—How Much Information is Enough?

The 21-gene expression Oncotype DX assay was developed to estimate the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy for hormone receptor–positive breast cancer. [©Tyler Olson/Fotolia]

  • All genomic evidence points to increasing complexity in analyzing cancers for molecular characterization to indicate an appropriate treatment course and determine prognosis. But while ...

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