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CANCER PHARMACOGENOMICS

The terms pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics tend to be used interchangeably, and precise, consensus definitions are often difficult to determine. Pharmacogenetics classically is defined as the study or clinical testing of genetic variations that give rise to inter-individual differences in the response to drugs. The earliest examples of pharmacogenetic traits include specific adverse drug reactions, such … Continue reading

CANCER PHARMACOGENOMICS, TESTS

GERMLINE CANCER MUTATIONS

BLOOD CANCER MUTATIONS BONE CANCER MUTATIONS BREAST CANCER MUTATIONS BRAIN CANCER MUTATIONS CERVIX CANCER MUTATIONS ENDOCRINE PANCREAS CANCER MUTATIONS ENDOMETRIUM (UTERINE) CANCER MUTATIONS OESOPHAGUS CANCER MUTATIONS HEAD AND NECK CANCERS MUTATIONS KIDNEY CANCER MUTATIONS LARGE BOWEL AND RECTUM (COLORECTAL) CANCER MUTATIONS LIVER CANCER MUTATIONS LUNG AND PLEURA CANCER MUTATIONS ENDOCRINE GLANDS CANCER MUTATIONS MYOMETRIUM (UTERINE) … Continue reading

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URINE TESTS

Midstream urine strip analysis for glucose Midstream urine strip analysis for bilirubin Midstream urine strip analysis for ketone Midstream urine strip analysis for specific gravity Midstream urine strip analysis for blood Midstream urine strip analysis for pH Midstream urine strip analysis for protein Midstream urine strip analysis for urobilinogen Midstream urine strip analysis for nitrite … Continue reading

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TUMOUR MARKERS

5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) tumour marker Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tumour marker Beta human chorionic gonadotropin (Beta-HCG) Cancer antigen 15-3 (CA15-3) tumour marker Cancer antigen19-9 (CA 19-9) tumour marker Cancer antigen 50 (CA 50) tumour marker Cancer antigen 72-4 (CA 72-4) tumour marker Cancer antigen 125 (CA125) tumour marker Calcitonin Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) tumour marker CDT lung cancer … Continue reading

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TISSUE SAMPLING

Fine needle aspiration or core biopsy guided by ultrasound by a consultant surgeon Fine needle aspiration or core biopsy morphological assessment and reporting by a consultant histopathologist Comprehensive immunohistochemical assessment and reporting by a consultant histopathologist †If clinically indicated ‡May incur additional charge payable to a third party ranges between £40-900 according to the ordered … Continue reading

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