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Sep 2, 2014 · Leave a Reply

Biomarkers help define individualized cancer treatment

By Sheryl M Ness, MA, RN, Manager, Cancer Education Program @smness

Patients diagnosed with cancer at Mayo Clinic now have a new program that can help their care team make informed decisions about their treatment. The Mayo Clinic Biomarker Discovery Program includes a team of specialists that analyzes each patient's tumor for specific biomarkers that help guide treatment recommendations.

Read more on the Living with Cancer Blog here-

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/expert-blog/biomarkers-and-cancer-treatment/bgp-20110350

 

If you'd like to learn more about the Biomarker Discovery Program, call the Center for Individualized Medicine at 855-678-0741 or 507-266-2633. Visit their website at http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/center-for-individualized-medicine/biomarker-discovery-program.asp.

Tags: Living With Cancer, Blog, Cancer, Cancer Center, biomarkers, Sheryl Ness, genetics, treatment options

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