Clinical Trials for Cancer: The Role of Genetics | Memorial Sloan Kettering

VIDEO | 9:00

Medical oncologist David Hyman discusses how using genetics can help match patients up to the best available treatment. “Understanding the genetic makeup of a tumor will become more and more a part of cancer care,” adds Paul Sabbatini, Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Clinical Research. As technology becomes more sophisticated, the practice of examining a tumor’s genetic makeup and using that information to recommend treatment will become increasingly routine.