If you are interested in learning about whether you may benefit from molecular profiling, talk with your oncologist. As with any treatment plan, you and your doctor will need to work together to decide what options may work best. While patients cannot order molecular profiling tests themselves, you can be proactive about raising this topic with your doctor.
Are you looking for an oncologist with expertise in molecular profiling? Caris Life Sciences® maintains a database of physicians who have previously ordered Caris molecular profiling offerings.
Unlike consumer DNA testing kits to determine ancestry, patients cannot order molecular profiling tests, but you can be proactive in discussing this topic with your doctor. If you are interested in learning whether molecular profiling may be appropriate in determining your therapy options, talk with your oncologist. As with any treatment plan, you and your doctor will decide what options are best.
Be sure to make the most of your time with your physician by planning ahead. Download a list of questions to help guide your conversation.
If you are a patient or caregiver and have questions about Caris molecular profiling please contact us today.