Cancer causing genes are called ________.
- transformation genes
- tumor suppressor genes
- mutated genes
Targeted therapies are used in patients with a set gene expression pattern. A targeted therapy that prevents the activation of the estrogen receptor in breast cancer would be beneficial to which type of patient?
- patients who express the EGFR receptor in normal cells
- patients with a mutation that inactivates the estrogen receptor
- patients with lots of the estrogen receptor expressed in their tumor
- patients that have no estrogen receptor expressed in their tumor