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Discover how Comprehensive Genomic Profiling with FoundationOne® can inform your unique cancer treatment plan

Cancer occurs when the DNA in a cell gets damaged or mutated in such a way that the body is unable to identify the problem and repair it. These abnormal cells can grow out of control and form tumours that invade healthy tissue and organs. The tumour cells have their own genomic profile because of the mutations or alterations that have occurred within the DNA.

Since there are hundreds of cancer genes and many possible alterations in each gene, the type, number and combination of genomic alterations make each person’s cancer unique.

Comprehensive Genomic Profiling can search for all genomic alterations that are known to drive cancer, some of which may be promoting your tumour’s growth.

Your profiling results may help your doctor identify whether a targeted treatment option is available for your tumour’s unique genomic profile, and which treatment approach could yield the best outcome for you.

By using Comprehensive Genomic Profiling to determine the unique genomic alterations driving your cancer, your doctor can better tailor your treatment to target it.