Highlights

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    Cancers are more complex than we thought not 10s but 100s of mutations

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    Cancers are more diverse than we thought between individuals with the “same” kind of cancer

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    Within cancers – differences between cells over time can show different responses to treatment.

Summary

Novel Diagnostic in cancer; integrating OMICS and targeted sequencing

  • Our understanding of cancer has improved – current treatments are effective in the context of molecular heterogeneity.
  • The Key challenges is to translate OMICs data
  • The promise of personalized medicine – “the right drug for the right patient at the right time” is failing due to a lack of rapid, accurate, low input diagnostic genomics tools.
  • Current issue is Diagnostic tests impact 60% of clinical decision-making and represent <2% of health care spending and <<2% of investment in cancer technologies.
  • How can integrated OMICS Diagnostic Assay can accelerate diagnosis, stratify medicine and reduce over treatment

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