Gilbert was diagnosed with gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) at the age of 15. Dr Ramesh Bulusu, Consultant Oncologist at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said 'Sequencing helped us know how to do the follow-up and find a tailored treatment that would suit Rachel's particular type of cancer'.
Genomics' role in understanding cancer
Image by Matthew Daniels via the Wellcome Collection. Depicts human cells, showing the stages of cell division.