Environmental Studies Program


Date of this Version

Spring 5-2019


Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death in the United States, following the heart disease. New technologies are needed to fight and eventually to eradicate cancer. Omic technologies is a new emerging field of cancer research that may offer cancer patients long awaited opportunities to get faster, more precise personalized medical care, while letting doctors do their job more effectively. The rapid development of omic technologies and large datasets promise a new type of health care system when the patients can be treated according to their own individualized molecular characteristics.