The role of companion diagnostics in breast cancer

Every year over 1.67 million people are diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide. Through powerful diagnostics, Roche is helping to empower doctors to make the right decisions for breast cancer patients.

A personal story of breast cancer patient Nancy and her daughter Mary (a pathologist), who discovered first-hand the role of diagnostics in the world of medicine. A companion diagnostic empowers physicians to select patients who are most likely to respond to a targeted therapy. For patients, this can make a difference and help them enjoy life again.

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http://publications.cancerresearchuk.org/downloads/product/CS_REPORT_WORLD.pdf [Accessed October 2015]

Tags: Oncology, Science, Diagnostics