Resources for Cancer Research

Cancer Research Resources

To help you learn more about next-generation sequencing and some of the ways it is being used in cancer research, we’ve compiled the following resources.

Oncology

You’ll find video tutorials and presentations from researchers about how Illumina sequencing technology, systems, and kits are helping to create breakthroughs in cancer research.

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View papers showing how the growing community of Illumina customers, collaborators, and internal scientists are using our products for a wide range of cancer research applications.

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In this section, find out what cancer researchers are discovering with Illumina systems.

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Removing Cancer's Veil: TruSight Tumor 170

A new enrichment-based cancer research assay interrogates both DNA and RNA, detecting small variants, gene amplifications, gene fusions. and splice variants.

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NGS in Clinical Cancer Research
NGS in Clinical Cancer Research

Kenneth Bloom, MD, FCAP, Chief Medical Officer at Clarient (GE Healthcare) discusses the practical aspects of applying NGS in clinical research.

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UK Pilots Illumina Test for Cancer
UK Pilots Illumina Test for Cancer

A new UK program seeking to improve health outcomes of cancer patients and their families will use TruSight Cancer from Illumina.

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Integrative Genomics to Inform Cancer Prognosis
Integrative Genomics to Inform Cancer Prognosis

Molecular profiling that combines DNA- and RNA-level data can more easily identify genes that may be driving cancer.

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Capturing Variant Data from the Blood

Deep analysis of exosomal DNA found in the blood of pancreatic cancer subjects offers insight into the potential of liquid biopsies.

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