NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,051 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- gene expression profile
- listen (jeen ek-SPREH-shun PROH-file)
- A laboratory test that identifies all of the genes in a cell or tissue that are making messenger RNA. Messenger RNA molecules carry the genetic information needed to make proteins. A gene expression profile may be used to find and diagnose a disease or condition or to see how well the body responds to treatment.