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Molecular Profiling Considerations

Physician Support If you are interested in learning about whether you may benefit from molecular profiling, you can start by speaking with your oncologist about this possibility. Patients cannot order molecular profiling tests for themselves, but you can be proactive…

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Types of Molecular Profiling

A Multi-technology Approach to Molecular Profiling Your doctor may choose from among several molecular profiling services that follow similar processes. However, not every molecular profiling service is created equal. Some involve the use of multiple technologies to provide very specific…

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Caris Molecular Intelligence

Advances in molecular profiling have made it possible to identify biomarkers in a tumor sample, and for doctors to use an individual patient’s biomarker profile to select personalized treatment options they may not have previously considered. And the good news…

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Steps to Profiling

The word “biomarker” can refer to many different compounds in the body that indicate something about your health. When people talk about cancer biomarkers, they’re usually referring to proteins, genes, and other molecules that affect how cancer cells grow, multiply,…

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My Cancer. My Story.

Share your profiling story with us.   Have you or a loved one had a tumor profiled by Caris Life Sciences? If so, we’d love to hear about your cancer journey and how molecular profiling played a role in your story….

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References

Tsimberidou AM, Iskander NG, Hong DS, et al. Personalized medicine in a phase I clinical trials program: the MD Anderson Cancer Center Initiative. Clin Cancer Res. 2012;18(22):6373-83. Von Hoff DD, Stephenson JJ Jr, Rosen P, et al. Pilot study using…

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Is Standard Treatment Right for Me?

Choosing a standard or conventional treatment means your oncologist will probably start with the most commonly used treatment for your type of cancer, based on the NCCN Guidelines. If that treatment doesn’t control your cancer, you and your oncologist will…

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Improving the Odds

More people are beating cancer today than ever before. Research shows that half of all people diagnosed with cancer will live with their disease for more than 10 years – an all-time high in the history of cancer treatment.3 Forty…

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If You Don’t Qualify

My Physician Does Not Recommend Molecular Profiling At this point, you may have already consulted with your oncologist about the possibility of molecular profiling. If you find that he or she doesn’t recommend molecular profiling, it may be because you…

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What is Rare or Aggressive Cancer?

Overall, there are more than 200 different types of cancer, including solid tumors as well as hematologic (blood-based) malignancies such as leukemias and lymphomas. Some cancers, such as those of the breast, bowel, prostate, and lung, are common. Other types…

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