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Gene test could pinpoint patients sensitive to new type of cancer drug

Scientists found that defects in a gene called ARID1A caused sensitivity to new drugs targeting the DNA repair process within tumour cells



One thousand cancer patients ha​ve gene testing through new process

Testing process was developed in the UK and is being adopted around the globe



Gene testing in rare tumour type could uncover ‘cancer families’

Inherited cancer-causing mutations can give rise to the phenomenon of ‘cancer families’ where multiple family members develop cancer



Simplifying access to gene testing for women with ovarian cancer

New approach offers patients gene testing at routine cancer clinic appointments instead of having to be referred to a separate genetic testing clinic



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