Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: New classification system for tumors can guide diagnosis and treatment options for cancer

(Center for Genomic Regulation) Based on the largest study of cancer patients of its kind, scientists have created a new way of classifying tumours. Clinicians can use genome sequencing to assign their patients' tumours to one of sixteen groups in the new classification system, ten of which provide important information for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, like whether an individual will respond to immunotherapy.