It is the detective genre of medicine: pathology. Doctors and researchers in this area are looking for microscopic and molecular clues to answer questions in diagnostics and therapy. Findings from a patient’s tissue sample are a road map for further treatment. And resected tumor tissue might reveal biomarkers that are useful in personalized medicine. Read more in our Topic of the Month February:
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Article last time updated on 04.02.2015.