Items Tagged ‘somatic’

March 5, 2018

When Apples and Oranges become Peas and Carrots: Two Very Different Kinds of Cancer Genetic Tests

By UCSFGeneticCounselor UCSFGeneticCounselor

Written by Julie S. Mak, MS, LCGC It’s an understatement to say there are a lot of genetic tests out there – more every day – and it can be dizzying to make sense of them. If you or someone close to you has cancer, the range of genetic tests you may encounter only gets bigger. […]

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Tags: genetic testing, germline, germline test, somatic, tumor, tumor test