Cancer Genomics: Finding Answers Through Data and DNA

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Cancer Genomics: Finding Answers Through Data and DNA

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

Erin Guest, MD

Length of Episode

10:29

Description

Approximately 10 to 15 percent of childhood cancer cases are due to a genetic predisposition. Children’s Mercy Kansas City is searching within the genetic code to not only identify genes that may lead to cancer, but to find answers in how to better treat or cure pediatric cancer.

Erin Guest, MD, Director of Cancer Genomics at Children’s Mercy, discusses the growing role of cancer genomics and how big data, new tests, and personalized treatments could change the future of pediatric cancer treatment.

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Publication Date

2-4-2018

Cancer Genomics: Finding Answers Through Data and DNA

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