subhead]Translational Research Center, associate professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the role of genetic testing in pancreatic cancer. [/subhead]
Genetic testing has been a welcome addition to the pancreatic cancer armamentarium, says Pant. Germline genetic testing can identify key inherited mutations within a patient’s blood, explains Pant. Conversely, somatic genetic testing identifies aberrations within the tumor. Watch here . . .