Tumor DNA Analysis Could Be Useful in Assessing Disease Course

Tumor DNA Analysis Could Be Useful in Assessing Disease Course

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Tumor DNA Analysis Could Be Useful in Assessing Disease Course

Analyzing small amounts of tumor DNA that end up in the bloodstream could be useful for assessing the course of Cushing’s syndrome in patients whose disease is caused by a hormone-producing tumor, a new report illustrates. In the case of a 45-year-old man in France, DNA changes “were well correlated with the disease course,” the researchers wrote. While such analyses are expensive, the team acknowledged, they said the data such testing generates may help in…

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