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Prioritising individuals with disease but low PRS for sequencing

A recent study, published in Genetics in Medicine, has found that prioritising individuals for sequencing who have disease but low […]

The value of microsatellite instability testing – now and in the future

Microsatellite instability (MSI) testing of tumour tissue is routinely performed to identify genomic instability (deficiency in one or more DNA […]

Non-Genetic Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic resistance has repeatedly proved itself to be an unconquerable barrier for curative cancer treatment. However, recent investigations have challenged […]

A call for health equity for all

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report, which aims to raise awareness […]

Oncogenic mutational processes differ between sexes

A recent pan-cancer analysis has uncovered sex differences in oncogenic mutational processes.  Cancer sex disparities Disparities between sexes have been […]

Let’s talk about colon cancer

The recent passing of actor and role model, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer has shocked the nation. This shock seems […]

AACR Virtual Meeting: COVID-19 and Cancer

With the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a three-day virtual event […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Christopher Smither, CRUK: Exploiting Cell-Free DNA in Blood for Improved Treatment of Cancer

Chris has studied cancer genetics for the best part of ten years. Previously he studied the genetics and pharmacogenetics of […]