Being able to understand and read DNA made it possible for researchers to find mutations within the genome and develop therapies aimed at attacking those specific mistakes.
To understand basket trials and why they’re so exciting, take a look at the way most clinical trials are currently designed.

When an oncologist creates a care plan for a cancer patient, we consider many aspects of the individual, including his or her age, other health problems and existing risk factors.

Understanding the genetic mutations that cause cancer tumors is one of the most complicated, but promising, aspects of cancer research.