The Role of Genetic Testing in the Selection of Therapy for Breast Cancer A Review


NIRAVATH P., Cakar B. , ELLIS M.

JAMA ONCOLOGY, vol.3, no.2, pp.262-268, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.2719
  • Title of Journal : JAMA ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.262-268

Abstract

IMPORTANCE The application of next-generation sequencing (NGS) genomic testing for somatic mutations in breast oncology has been slower than anticipated due to issues with clinical applicability and natural heterogeneity of breast cancer. This review summarizes the state of the field and considers approaches for more effective implementation.