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Tumor Heterogeneity

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Cancer is an extremely complex group of diseases. As it progresses, tumors can evolve to comprise varied cell types with distinct morphological and genetic features. This diversity – or heterogeneity – is reflected at many levels, not only between patients, but within tumors from a single patient.

In this infographic, we take a closer look at:

  • Various levels of heterogeneity
  • Mechanisms causing intratumor heterogeneity
  • Clinical implications of cancer heterogeneity