Ovarian Cancer Glossary

Ovarian Cancer Glossary Mobile

Ovarian Cancer Glossary


Homologous RecombinationA process by which DNA repairs itself.

Homologous Recombination DeficiencyResults when DNA is unable to repair itself. Changes in the homologous recombination repair pathway that result in the inability to repair DNA may lead to diseases such as cancer.

Homologous Recombination ProfiencyResults when DNA is able to effecitviely repair itself.