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 for treatment decision-making in your cancer, talk with your oncologist. As with any treatment plan, you and your doctor will decide what options are best.
Questions to consider asking your treating oncologist:
Be sure to make the most of your time with your physician by planning ahead. Download a list of questions you may want to ask.
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 Intelligence® offerings.
The Caris Molecular Tumor Board is an innovative, real-time approach combining molecular analysis and treatment selection for difficult-to-treat cases. The end goal is simple: to offer the most informed, personalized treatment strategies to oncologists and their patients.
Our approach facilitates collaboration on patient cases while providing:
Deconstruct your cancer's molecular composition
Caris helps patients access the best possible treatment