Brain Tumor Diagnosis – Personalized Medicine for Gliomas
Mayo Clinic uses DNA to personalize the treatment of brain tumors for each patient. Visit http://mayocl.in/2mJ0ONQ for more information on care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment. By unlocking the power of genetic testing, Mayo Clinic researchers can accurately identify the sub-type of glioma a patient has, allowing physicians to personalize each treatment plan for the individual.
Genetic testing is used if a patient has undergone the appropriate consideration of imaging and surgery. Mayo Clinic’s comprehensive brain tumor care team includes a multi-disciplinary team of experts using the latest in technology and research advancements to individualize care for each patient.
Using genetic testing, researchers at Mayo Clinic identify which treatment options to use for a patient’s specific glioma sub-type. This glioma diagnosis and personalized treatment may help improve outcomes for patients using the latest in personalized medicine.