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How a Genetic Mutation Can Cause Cancer

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Damaged DNA.
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Chromosomes.
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What are microsatellite biomarkers?


Tumor cells.
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How MSI tumors develop


Human body.
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Areas of the body that are effected by this genetic mutation


3-D DNA.
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Determining if a tumor is MSI-H


Blood test vials.
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Tests to determine hereditary condition


Surgery.
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Cancer treatment options


Immune cells, antibodies.
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The immune system and cancer


Immune system cell fighting concept.
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Enabling the immune system to fight against MSI-H tumors


Smiling doctor with middle aged woman patient.
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Individualized treatment plan


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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.