Cancer Genomics: Finding Answers Through Data and DNA
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Erin Guest, MD
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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.
Smith, Michael and Guest, Erin M., "Cancer Genomics: Finding Answers Through Data and DNA" (2018). Transformational Pediatrics Podcast. 120.