We all know someone, or know of someone who has had cancer. The situation is usually the same. A sudden illness or scan, which finds a growth, that is foreign to one’s own body. The psychological, financial and physical implications for the unsuspecting patient, family, and the healthcare system are tremendous. Recent advancements in biotechnology could change how we conventionally identify and treat cancer.
Cancer as we know is one of the largest killers globally. For decades researchers have been working on trying to understand cancer, and it’s possible with the recent advances in genomic medicine the breakthrough could be closer than ever. Large studies such as the GWAS, The Total Cancer Genome Atlas and other organisations have been working systematically to understand – more