Ovarian Cancer Glossary
Homologous Recombination – A process by which DNA repairs itself.
Homologous Recombination Deficiency – Results 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 Profiency – Results when DNA is able to effecitviely repair itself.